| Apr 17, 2014
Subway station plan: In the April 16 LATExtra section, an article about a second entrance to a proposed downtown L.A. subway station included a headline that said that Tribune Co., which owns property at the site, had scuttled the subway entrance plan. As...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 11:24 PM
LAS VEGAS -- The old guy prevailed. Manny Pacquiao's boxing journey, at age 35, will continue.
In a show of incredible speed, willpower and condition, he took a unanimous decision over the man who had shocked him two years ago and taken a...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions hasn’t worked on a fight of substance with his former promoter and on-again, off-again rival, Bob Arum of Top Rank Promotions, in five years.
But De La Hoya, declaring himself “back and better...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Manny Pacquiao’s workouts have brought in some heavyweights of life.
MGM billionaire Kirk Kerkorian, Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, a slew of major Hollywood actors, famed singers and others have stopped by gritty Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:01 PM
The open wounds stopping fighters from rival promoters Top Rank and Golden Boy from squaring off are showing no signs of healing, making Timothy Bradley’s quest to land a Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight difficult.
“I’ve tried to reach out...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Timothy Bradley won his first fight against Manny Pacquiao according to two judges, the fighter himself and a few close friends.
Now that he has a rematch scheduled April 12 at MGM Grand, he’s counting on a return to full physical health and the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:16 PM
The Eagles last month brought new musical life to the Forum in Inglewood, and now boxing promoter Bob Arum says he’ll bring the sport back to where it shined a couple of decades ago.
Arum on Monday related to reporters specific details of the...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Boxing promoter Bob Arum said he’s in the final stages of making a May 17 welterweight bout between Juan Manuel Marquez and Mike Alvarado at the Forum in Inglewood.
En route to winning world titles in four different weight classes, Marquez, 40,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Juan Manuel Marquez’s promoter in Mexico said Monday that the fighter was pleased with terms for a May 17 fight against Mike Alvarado at the Forum, and has had a change of heart and is open to a fifth fight against Manny Pacquiao.
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:07 PM
LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. came to sell his May 3 welterweight title fight at MGM Grand on Saturday, hyping the idea his opponent, Marcos Maidana, has a chance to stain Mayweather’s spotless 45-0 record.
“You can’t take any...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Manny Pacquiao usually remains polite, but he hasn’t taken kindly to a recent assessment from April 12 foe Timothy Bradley that he’s lost his killer instinct.
Bradley (31-0, 12 knockouts) repeated that thought to Pacquiao’s face in a...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Juan Manuel Marquez says he doesn’t view Mike Alvarado as the beaten-up puncher the rest of us might picture.
“I need to be at my best because this will be the best Mike Alvarado we have seen,” Marquez told The Times in a telephone...