| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Cain Velasquez met with Mexican boxing star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez last month before Alvarez lost a decision to Floyd Mayweather Jr.
With charisma and looks that brought a strong female audience to supplement his popular brawling nature among...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Edwin Rodriguez hoped to alter the boxing world's lofty pound-for-pound rankings for Andre Ward and deprive the Oakland fighter of his world super-middleweight belt in the process.
But Rodriguez couldn't make the required 168-pound limit Friday, so...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Manny Pacquiao provided an update from his Philippines-based training camp Thursday as he prepares for his Nov. 23 welterweight bout in Macao, China, against Oxnard’s Brandon Rios.
Pacquiao’s most relevant words came as he closed the...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 9:39 PM
Manny Pacquiao put himself back in the big-time boxing picture with a strong decision over opponent Brandon Rios.
The judges were unanimous in the dominance Pacquiao showed, although in disagreement by a small amount. One judge had him pitching a...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:02 PM
In the last major fight Bob Arum promoted in the Far East, he walked out of a Philippines arena to a burning sun, mourning the destruction Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier delivered to each other in their third bout, the "Thrilla in Manila" in 1975.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- who would win?
Come on, you knew the question was coming, yet again, after Pacquiao's dominating victory over Brandon Rios on Saturday night to show he was back to form after consecutive losses.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Achieving the impossible has to start somewhere, and after so many failed tries to make a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao super-fight, there's an olive branch being extended.
Showtime Executive Vice President Stephen Espinoza, whose premium...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:56 PM
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...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Juan Manuel Marquez has instructed his Mexico-based promoter that he plans to fight twice more.
Marquez, 40, is additionally a prominent candidate to be Manny Pacquiao's next opponent, his U.S. promoter, Bob Arum, told The Times on Wednesday.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:15 PM
On the heels of Saul “Canelo” Alvarez announcing he intends to fight three times in 2014, his promoter Tuesday began to initiate talks to arrange the first bout.
Golden Boy Promotions Chief Executive Richard Schaefer said he has scheduled...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez could select his next opponent as early as this week, his promoter said Monday, but it will not be former three-division world champion Miguel Cotto.
Alvarez, coming off a September unanimous-decision loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr.,...