| Jun 8, 2012
| 8:02 PM
A night at the fights at Fight Club OC featured swagger, entertainment, excitement and intensity.
There were some low moments, but overall most could see why this event has taken off in Costa Mesa.
The first rule of Fight Club may be to never talk about...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:36 PM
INDIO, Calif. — If boxing can figure out where it left its torch before the whole house goes down, Gary Russell Jr. again showed he might have the hands to hold it.
The 24-year-old featherweight from Washington D.C. had too many hands for...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 3:52 PM
With major issues such as time, place and opponent out of the way, two big fights are now set, promising an exciting couple of months to come on the local boxing scene.
All the details of undefeated Glendale resident Vanes "Nightmare" Martirosyan's World...
| Feb 28, 2013
Chris Arreola will not be coming to Costa Mesa on March 9 to fight in what he called "a parking lot."
Arreola said in January that he was never a big fan of the OC Fair and Event Center, the venue for his World Boxing Council heavyweight title...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:42 PM
For those who have followed the promising boxing career of Art "Lionheart" Hovhannisyan, they have come to expect a couple things — an all-out, entertaining fight and some bumps in the road to stardom.
Now 31, the Glendale slugger remains...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Nothing ever seems to go as it's supposed to when it comes to the burgeoning boxing career of Art "Lionheart" Hovhannisyan.
Long hampered throughout his unbeaten career by injuries — in large part due to his hard-hitting style in the gym —...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:07 PM
Thus far, Art "Lionheart" Hovhannisyan's road to boxing glory has been a bumpy one, slowed by a myriad of injuries and bout cancellations.
Still, the action fighter with an unbeaten record finds himself poised once more to knock down the door of...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Training fighters is nothing new for Edmond Tarverdyan or Alberto Crane.
Neither is standing center stage and competing.
But when the roles are intertwined and come crashing to a head, things can get a little chaotic. Perhaps that’s the theme...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 2:57 PM
INGLEWOOD – Supported by a who’s who of local fighters, backed by a zealous crowd and showcasing a devastatingly diverse striking offense, Edmond Tarverdyan battered and bloodied Dominic Gutierrez for three rounds en route to a unanimous...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 11:57 PM
When the Imperial Police Athletic League boxing program gets under way, it’ll have a lead instructor who has seen it all and done it all in the boxing ring, including winning the IBF featherweight championship of the world.
Hector Lizarraga, 46,...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 9:33 PM
The pay-per-view portion of the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez card opened with a 10-round junior-lightweight bout between Tijuana’s Juan Carlos Burgos (27-1, 19 KOs) and Puerto Rico’s Luis Cruz (19-0, 15 KOs). Burgos is the nephew of...