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Lance Pugmire

Lance Pugmire is the Los Angeles Times' boxing/MMA/Ducks beat writer who also contributes enterprise Sports stories. He has provided Associated Press Sports Editors' prize-winning coverage on doping and the death of Northwestern football player Rashidi Wheeler and was also first on the scene in The Times' Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage in 2003 of wildfires in the Inland Empire and San Diego. Raised in El Cajon and Glendale, Ariz., he graduated from Cal State Fullerton.
Tyson Fury best served to pause Deontay Wilder rematch, promoter says

Boxing promoter Bob Arum on Monday admitted it might make most sense to delay his fighter Tyson Fury’s rematch with Deontay Wilder until later this year.

Tyson Fury signs with Top Rank/ESPN, complicating a Deontay Wilder rematch

Tyson Fury on Monday veered sharply away from a rematch to fight Deontay Wilder in the spring. The unbeaten lineal heavyweight champion signed a co-promotional deal with Top Rank and its broadcast partner ESPN, the companies announced.

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