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  • Promoter Schaefer takes on 'holiday' boxing

     
    On Easter Sunday, Richard Schaefer was in Las Vegas a day after the forgettable Bernard Hopkins-Roy Jones Jr. rematch. A married father of three boys, ages 12 to 15, Schaefer had to handle his work assignment delicately around his wife......
  • Rafael Marquez-Juan Manuel Lopez fight moved to Nov. 6

     
    The featherweight title fight between Rafael Marquez and Juan Manuel Lopez, delayed because of a Marquez hand injury, has been rescheduled for Nov. 6 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Marquez's promoter said Monday. Gary Shaw said he......
  • Israel Vazquez, Rafael Marquez tour L.A. before Saturday fight

     
    In advance of their fourth fight Saturday at Staples Center in what has been one of boxing's most epic trilogies, Huntington Park's Israel Vazquez and his rival Rafael Marquez of Mexico will make public appearances Monday and Tuesday. Vazquez and......
  • Marquez vs. Vazquez 4 results: Marquez wins by TKO

     
    Rafael Marquez defeated Israel Vazquez by TKO midway through the third round Saturday at Staples Center, evening their rivalry at two wins each. Marquez, who lost to Vazquez in their last fight a little more than two years ago, opened......
  • L.A. Times June MMA rankings

     
    Heavyweight 1. Fedor Emelianenko 2. Brock Lesnar 3. Cain Velasquez 4. Shane Carwin 5. Junior Dos Santos 6. Frank Mir 7. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 8. Alistair Overeem 9. Fabricio Werdum 10. Antonio Silva Heavyweight kingpin Fedor Emelianenko returns to...
  • L.A. Times July MMA Rankings

     
    Heavyweight 1. Brock Lesnar 2. Cain Velasquez 3. Junior Dos Santos 4. Fabricio Werdum 5. Fedor Emelianenko 6. Alistair Overeem 7. Shane Carwin 8. Frank Mir 9. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 10. Antonio Silva It was a chaotic month for heavyweight......
  • Los Angeles Times' May MMA Rankings

     
    Heavyweight 1. Fedor Emelianenko 2. Brock Lesnar 3. Cain Velasquez 4. Shane Carwin 5. Junior Dos Santos 6. Frank Mir 7. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 8. Alistair Overeem 9. Fabricio Werdum 10. Brett Rogers Russian Fedor Emelianenko continues to reign as......
  • 'Glory' back for another round

    GLENDALE — For a while there, Art of Boxing Promotions President and former bantamweight contender Kahren Harutyunyan thought his focus on pursuing a law degree might force him to abandon the boxing promotions by which he's made a name for himself...
  • Will Gamburyan get the WEC title shot he deserves?

    "It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog." — Mark Twain Manny Gamburyan is 5 feet, 5 inches. He's easy to overlook. Not long after the most monumental victory in his mixed martial arts career, he was still...
  • Local fighters go four for five at Rage event

    HOLLYWOOD — Taking the latest step in what's quickly becoming a promising career, Glendale boxer Artur Bernetsyan remained undefeated with a dominant knockout win late Thursday night as one of four fighters with local ties claiming victory at King...
  • A coach and combatant

    GLENDALE — For Alberto Crane, a veteran of 18 mixed-martial-arts bouts and countless grappling tournaments, his next fight — a three-round welterweight tilt against veteran Gabe Rivas at King of the Cage's Turning Point card today —...
  • Crane, Rousey victorious in King of the Cage

    TARZANA — An hour after his victory in the cage, Alberto Crane took a break from an intense night of action at King of the Cage's Turning Point card and realized something. "We're creating something special here," said the mixed-martial-arts...