| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Undefeated opponents and televised bouts are nothing new for Gapo “The Ghost” Tolmajyan.
But as the Glendale boxer continues his hopeful ascent to becoming a world title contender, each and every fight becomes his most important yet.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Sylvester Stallone announced on his Twitter account that Ultimate Fighting Championship star Ronda Rousey and former welterweight boxing champion Victor Ortiz will appear in the third “The Expendables” film.
Rousey, scheduled to defend her...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:51 PM
On a run of winning world titles in three divisions during his last four fights, Southland boxer Abner Mares is moving toward his first world featherweight title defense Aug. 24 at Carson’s newly named StubHub Center against former champion Jhonny...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:42 PM
For those who have followed the promising boxing career of Art "Lionheart" Hovhannisyan, they have come to expect a couple things — an all-out, entertaining fight and some bumps in the road to stardom.
Now 31, the Glendale slugger remains...
| Jan 19, 2013
Jesus "Chucho" Castillo, a Mexican bantamweight champion celebrated in Los Angeles for four epic title fights at the Forum between 1968 and 1971, has died. He was 68.
Castillo died Tuesday at a Mexico City hospital of complications from surgery,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Nothing ever seems to go as it's supposed to when it comes to the burgeoning boxing career of Art "Lionheart" Hovhannisyan.
Long hampered throughout his unbeaten career by injuries — in large part due to his hard-hitting style in the gym —...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:03 AM
LAS VEGAS — Heavyweight contender and Imperial native Andy Ruiz will be one of the featured bouts on a Top Rank Solo Boxeo Tecate card set to be televised on UniMas on Saturday.
Ruiz (18-0, 12 KOs) will battle Carl Davis (16-5, 12 KOs) of Chicago...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:37 PM
BURBANK — Jared Papazian's road back to the Ultimate Fighting Championship took a significant detour.
Thus, the fighter out of Burbank Gracie Barra has decided to take another path.
Following a first-round submission loss to the undefeated...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:07 PM
Thus far, Art "Lionheart" Hovhannisyan's road to boxing glory has been a bumpy one, slowed by a myriad of injuries and bout cancellations.
Still, the action fighter with an unbeaten record finds himself poised once more to knock down the door of...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Training fighters is nothing new for Edmond Tarverdyan or Alberto Crane.
Neither is standing center stage and competing.
But when the roles are intertwined and come crashing to a head, things can get a little chaotic. Perhaps that’s the theme...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 2:57 PM
INGLEWOOD – Supported by a who’s who of local fighters, backed by a zealous crowd and showcasing a devastatingly diverse striking offense, Edmond Tarverdyan battered and bloodied Dominic Gutierrez for three rounds en route to a unanimous...
| May 28, 2012
| 6:05 PM
Richard W. Lyman
Former president of Stanford University
Richard W. Lyman, 88, a former president and provost of Stanford University who clamped down on student protests during the Vietnam War era, died Sunday of congestive heart failure in Palo Alto,...