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Middleweight Boxing

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  • Oscar De La Hoya elected to International Boxing Hall of Fame

    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...
  • Andre Ward sues to break from promoter Dan Goossen

    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...
  • Shane Mosley, Johnny Tapia among promoter Roy Englebrecht's favorites

    Fight club 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. Shane Mosley:...
  • Emile Griffith dies at 75; champion boxer struggled with his sexuality

    Emile Griffith dies at 75; champion boxer struggled with his sexuality
    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....
  • Fight Club OC returns Thursday

    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. The boxing...
  • Miguel Cotto returns with vengeance, as Orlando arrives on boxing scene

    Miguel Cotto returns with vengeance, as Orlando arrives on boxing scene
    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...
  • Miguel Cotto will bring boxing star-power to Orlando

    Miguel Cotto will bring boxing star-power to Orlando
    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...
  • Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez remains undefeated at Glendale Glory 4

    Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez remains undefeated at Glendale Glory 4
    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...
  • Glendale Glory boxing series returns after three-year break

    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...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. uses boxing smarts to outmaneuver opponents

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. uses boxing smarts to outmaneuver opponents
    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...
  • Path to the ring: Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez's record

    Path to the ring: Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez's record
    SAUL "CANELO" ALVAREZ Pro career record: 42 Wins, 0 Losses, 1 Draw, 30 KOs; Year; date; opponent; result; 2013: April 20; Austin Trout; San Antonio; W 12; (Retained WBC light middleweight title; Won WBA Super World light middleweight title);...
  • Ultimate fight club: A look at the greatest bouts

    Ultimate fight club: A look at the greatest bouts
    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...