| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Oscar De La Hoya said the loss of his company’s chief executive won’t derail plans to keep his Los Angeles-based Golden Boy Promotions functioning as a “well-oiled machine.”
“I love the fact that I took the bull by the...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:05 PM
During the past week, Ground & Pound has given you profiles of the main eventers – Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell -- for Saturday’s World Series of Fighting show in Daytona Beach, but what about the rest of the card you’ll see on NBC...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 9:38 PM
It's Fight Day!
The 11th show in the history of the World Series of Fighting promotion is unquestionably its biggest. A couple of high-profile debuts are near the top of the card, the main event is for the lightweight championship, and this is the first...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:15 PM
To the casual observer, Steven "Stryker" Ciaccio didn't seem to be doing much striking Thursday night at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa.
Ciaccio, a mixed martial arts fighter who grew up in Irvine and Newport Beach before graduating from Cal...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Easton basketball players scaled rock-climbing walls.
Allen and Dieruff cheerleaders tested their upper-body strength on an exercise pole.
A Palisades football player boxed a stronger foe from Philadelphia.
On the perimeter of the basketball...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in the past has been able to generate better television ratings than Mexico’s soccer team in his home country.
Now, as Mexico goalie Guillermo Ochoa challenges former light-middleweight world champion boxer...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:16 PM
A pair of fighters who competed on the Amway Center undercard have been released by UFC, according to a report by BloodyElbow.com.
Arizona featherweight Estevan Payan and Oregon lightweight Pat “Bam Bam” Healy have recently been deleted from...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 8:59 PM
Like him or not, Chael Sonnen isn’t going away.
Less than three weeks after the Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended Sonnen from mixed martial arts for two years in the wake of failed drug tests, he’ll return to competition on Aug. 9....
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:27 PM
In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Former super middleweight and light-heavyweight boxing world champion Joe Calzaghe, who was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame in New York recently, is the subject of a documentary feature by Vaughan Sivell, "Mr Calzaghe." Variety, which has been given...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:32 AM
GLASGOW (Reuters) - England's Nicola Adams won the first ever women's boxing gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday, repeating the feat she achieved at the Olympics two years ago.
The 31-year-old flyweight beat Northern Ireland's Michaela Walsh...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:31 PM
Barring a stunning upset Saturday night, the extended HBO blackout of fighters connected to Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions is due to end in the fall.
And with that, De La Hoya’s star fighter, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, could very...