| Jan 14, 2015
| 8:05 PM
The reshuffling of powerful boxing manager Al Haymon’s talent into fights that will be part of a new NBC prime-time television series removes some key bouts from the Showtime schedule.
Stephen Espinoza, the premium cable network’s...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:42 PM
Andre Ward’s protracted absence from boxing is moving toward a conclusion with Friday’s announcement that the super middleweight world champion has signed with Roc Nation Sports, the new boxing promotion firm of rapper Jay Z.
The last U.S....
| Jan 10, 2015
| 11:08 AM
Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions and the company’s former chief executive, Richard Schaefer, reached a settlement Friday, a source close to Golden Boy told the Los Angeles Times.
“It’s an exciting day for our company,&...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:48 AM
NBC and powerful boxing manager Al Haymon unveiled details Wednesday of a new prime-time television show, "Premier Boxing Champions," with fight cards set for March 7 and April 11.
The March 7 bouts at MGM Grand in Las Vegas will include a...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 1:02 PM
Por años se ha escuchado decir que nada es seguro en el mundo del boxeo, y una vez más eso quedó demostrado con la estrepitosa caída en las negociaciones para un esperado duelo entre el puertorriqueño Miguel Cotto y el mexicano Saúl "Canelo" Álvarez....
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Pro boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. told LAPD detectives he spoke to rapper Earl Hayes during Monday's murder-suicide that left the rapper and his wife dead, a source told The Times.
LAPD officials confirmed in a statement that detectives spoke to Mayweather...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Usually, all the big moments in boxing take place in the evening's grand finale, where the main event matches the main fighters. Saturday, there will be an exception here.
Sometime in the late afternoon, and hours before Amir Khan takes on Devon...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 10:56 PM
On this night, the nickname was almost as right as the boxer who carries it.
Welterweight Amir (King) Khan took the main event in the MGM Grand Garden on Saturday night, an event labeled "The Royal Battle," in impressive fashion.
It was not only a...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Como una de esas series de televisión que duran por varios años, el melodrama de Floyd Mayweather Jr. y Manny Pacquiao podría estar llegando a su punto culminante con miras a que las dos máximas figuras del boxeo resuelvan sus diferencias en el...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 4:07 PM
This year wasn't an extraordinary one for boxing and mixed martial arts fans, but the combat sports do have some momentum going into 2015.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has called out Manny Pacquiao (albeit with a repeat of conditions) to finally meet in the...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Combat sports, 2014 in review
•The continued rise of boxing's middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin. The 32-year-old from Kazakhstan improved to 31-0 with 28 knockouts by knocking out Mexican Marco Antonio Rubio in the second...