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.
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The Fight Corner: What's next for Vasiliy Lomachenko?

Vasiliy Lomachenko’s unanimous-decision victory and ratings winner Saturday night propels him to a likely unification in April at Staples Center, his promoter told the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday.

What's next after epic slugfest by Max Holloway and Brian Ortega set a UFC record for most significant strikes?

The lasting takeaway Ortega possesses after he was dealt his first defeat in a four-rounds-long battering at the hands of featherweight champion Max Holloway is unknown.