| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:56 PM
Oscar De La Hoya was elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame Tuesday, capping a career spawned in East Los Angeles that featured a 1992 Olympic gold medal in Barcelona and multiple world titles.
“This is the dream of everyone who puts...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Three decades ago, boxing promoter Dan Goossen managed former nightclub bouncer Mr. T.
Goossen helped land Mr. T his defining role as boxer Clubber Lang in Sylvester Stallone’s “Rocky III,” only to be told he was fired just as Mr. T...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Roy Englebrecht's career as a fight promoter spans four decades. Here's his top-10 list of fighters who have appeared in his shows:
Johnny Tapia: The late, legendary brawler fought first seven bouts for Englebrecht.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:16 PM
Emile Griffith, a former world welterweight and middleweight boxing champion who spent decades haunted by his fatal beating of then-champion Benny Paret in the ring and bothered by the public's interest in his sexuality, died Tuesday. He was 75....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:16 PM
Fight Club OC will feature boxing, mixed martial arts and Muay Thai fights on the same card at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Four boxing, three MMA and two Muay Thai fights are on tap inside the hangar.
| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Professional boxing always has been about second acts.
Every fighter is Dorian Gray, an ageless wonder immune to the ravages of wrinkles, receding hairlines and deteriorating boxing skills. George Foreman once spent a decade in retirement before...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:39 PM
The last time Orlando played host to a big-time boxing event was in February of 1989, when over-the-hill and former heavyweight champion George Foreman fought Brazil's Manoel De Almeida in the Atlantis Theater at SeaWorld.
A bloated Foreman could have...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:41 PM
GLENDALE – As debuts go, super middleweight boxer Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez enjoyed a double victory in the headline fight at Glendale Glory 4 at the Glendale Civic Auditorium on Saturday evening.
The 21-year-old fighter made his United...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:42 PM
After a near three-year hiatus, the “Glendale Glory” pro boxing series makes a return to the Jewel City on Saturday night with a nine-bout “Glendale Glory 4” card.
Undefeated prospect Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez will take...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:39 PM
The smallest detail is never far from Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s mind. It has allowed him to compile a bank account that exceeds $100 million, a testament to the fighter's brilliance.
"I once introduced him to a guy I knew, and just the other day, six years...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SAUL "CANELO" ALVAREZ
Pro career record: 42 Wins, 0 Losses, 1 Draw, 30 KOs;
Year; date; opponent; result;
April 20; Austin Trout; San Antonio; W 12;
(Retained WBC light middleweight title; Won WBA Super World light middleweight title);...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:00 PM
About 150,000 spectators squeezed into Soldier Field in Chicago that night in September, 1927, and many left convinced they'd witnessed the fight of the century.
The drama's high point came in Round 7 when former champion Jack Dempsey stung Gene...