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Raymond Leroy Klingmeyer, a former boxer and referee who is a member of the state's boxing Hall of Fame, died Friday of renal failure at the Bel Air Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was 88. "When he came into the ring, he looked like a referee. He...
According to most pollsters, the coming presidential election is close, a "dead heat" with President Obama holding a thin lead in several crucial states. I'm really amazed. In my opinion, this election shouldn't even be close. It should be a landslide for...
The darkened arena pulsed with anticipation, the thousands of spectators roaring and their cameras flashing like giant fireflies as the boxers swaggered in, punching the air, bouncing on the balls of their feet and glaring like gladiators. And then, the...
The Baltimore SunIn the main event at UFC 150, lightweight champion Benson Henderson won by split decision over former champion Frankie Edgar to retain his title at the Pepsi Center in Denver. The bout was so close that both fighters asked UFC president Dana White after...
Manny Pacquiao smiled at the question, as many boxers before him have, flexed his right biceps and grinned in delight. "I still feel young and strong," Pacquiao proclaimed last week. Birthday No. 33 comes for Pacquiao on Dec. 17. Floyd Mayweather Jr.,...
Jake "The Snake" Smith's Baltimore Boxing Promotions will put on eight Olympic-style amateur bouts in a parking lot at M&T Bank Stadium starting at 4 p.m. Saturday. The "Fed Hill Fight Fest" will take place in lot N along Ostend Street beside the...
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Swimmer Michael Phelps is nursing a sore ankle from the car accident he was in Thursday on Calvert Street, but the Olympic gold medalist intends to resume training Monday. In a message on his official Facebook site, Phelps said he was "fine" and expressed...
Special to Baltimoresun.comEditor's note: Pramit Mohapatra will blog live from UFC 71 on baltimoresun.com's MMA Insider. UFC returns to Las Vegas Saturday with UFC 71 after taking its show on the road with recent stops in Manchester, England, Houston and Columbus, Ohio. The...
Special to The SunBaltimore native James "Binky" Jones won the Ring of Combat XIV lightweight title Friday with a first-round victory over Ian Loveland in Atlantic City, N.J. Jones, a Ground Control Baltimore fighter, claimed the championship by forcing Team Quest's...
Special to Baltimoresun.comIt's not your typical Saturday night at the local pub. On most weekend nights, Coburns Tavern in Canton might attract patrons looking to eat dinner, watch college football or hit the second-level dance floor, but last Saturday the O'Donnell Street...
Special to Baltimoresun.comPramit Mohapatra is a mixed martial arts enthusiast a die-hard fan of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and PRIDE professional circuits and an amateur participant who will be covering the sport for baltimoresun.com. His first report previews tonight'...
Sun ReporterJoe Gans 1874-1910 'Greatest lightweight who ever lived' They called Joe Gans the "Old Master" and those who saw him fight, including the late Grantland Rice, said he "was greatest lightweight who ever lived." Born Joseph Gaines in Baltimore in 1874,...
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