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Middleweight Boxing

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  • Cotto and Margarito weigh in for their rematch

     
    Boxer Antonio Margarito makes weight for his Saturday rematch against rival Miguel Cotto. A lower weight limit was a key part of the negotiation for this fight....
  • New HBO Sports boss: ex-Showtime Sports head Hershman

     
    HBO Sports has replaced the resigned Ross Greenburg as president, selecting Showtime Sports President Ken Hershman, boxing officials confirmed Thursday. Hershman is scheduled to assume his duties in January, according to an HBO official. Hershman's...
  • Boxing notes: Lou DiBella defends Sergio Martinez, Andre Berto

     
    Lou DiBella is a tough talker, and when boxing's giant promoters backed him into a corner Friday, the former architect of HBO boxing matches came out swinging. First, DiBella heard that veteran promoter Bob Arum was telling people in the......
  • Miguel Cotto embraces cash for Antonio Margarito rematch

     
    Miguel Cotto once said he'd never let Antonio Margarito earn another penny off him. For more than two years, Cotto has harbored resentment that Margarito handed the Puerto Rican his first loss in July 2008 by wearing "loaded" gloves into......
  • Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.'s hand injured

     
    Julio Cesar Chavez's Sept. 17 fight is in peril after the WBC middleweight champion's hand injury is slow to heal. Chavez advisor Billy Keane said Thursday that Chavez (43-0-1, 30 KOs) will be examined by a doctor in Mexico Friday,......
  • UFC stages bantamweight title as main event [Updated]

     
    Less than a year after folding its lighter-weights World Extreme Cagefighting operation into the fold, the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Saturday will stage a pay-per-view main event with a bantamweight (135-pound) title fight between two of mixed...
  • L.A. Times June MMA Rankings

     
    Heavyweight 1. Cain Velasquez 2. Junior Dos Santos 3. Alistair Overeem 4. Brock Lesnar 5. Fabricio Werdum 6. Antonio Silva 7. Frank Mir 8. Fedor Emelianenko 9. Josh Barnett 10. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira It was a rough month for the......
  • Amir Khan set to star in unofficial junior-welterweight tournament

     
    Recent boxing tournaments have been plagued by injuries, cancellations and delays -- see Showtime's appreciated but flawed efforts to crown a unified super-middleweight and bantamweight champion. Richard Schaefer, chief executive of Golden Boy Promotions,...
  • UFC 131 live results: Junior Dos Santos defeats Shane Carwin by unanimous decision

     
    In a heavyweight title qualifying bout, heavy hitting Shane Carwin and Junior Dos Santos squared off in the main event of UFC 131 in Vancouver, Canada. First round: Dos Santos bloodied Carwin in the final minute of the first round......
  • Shane Mosley trainer: Manny Pacquiao repeats mistake we'll capitalize upon

     
    Shane Mosley's trainer Naazim Richardson found by studying film big flaws that helped Bernard Hopkins upset previous unbeatens Felix Trinidad and Kelly Pavlik. Thursday, Richardson said he's found a repeated weakness in Manny Pacquiao that will help 8-to-...
  • Freddie Roach will help coach USA Boxing team

     
    Freddie Roach, the five-time trainer of the year who has supervised Manny Pacquiao's rise to superstardom, has agreed to take on a prominent role in coaching U.S. Olympic boxers. Roach announced Saturday he will open his Wild Card Boxing Club......
  • Jorge Arce defeats Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. for WBO super-bantamweight title

     
    Veteran fighter Jorge Arce of Mexico won a thrilling 12th-round technical knockout over Miami’s Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. to take away Vazquez’s WBO super-bantamweight title to highlight the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley fight on...