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  • Review: 'Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth' is a knockout

     Review: 'Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth' is a knockout
    If there was one ring in the world that I, a weakling theater critic, knew I could knock Mike Tyson out in, it was the Pantages Theatre, where "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth" played this past weekend. Tyson might have 100 pounds more muscle on him than I...
  • Big heavyweight bout at OC Fair postponed

    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...
  • Mike Tyson's truths, live on stage

    Mike Tyson's truths, live on stage
    At one point in his touring one-man show, Mike Tyson, the ear-biter, convicted rapist, all-around thug, cocaine user and former heavyweight champion of the world, shows a picture of himself from 1976. He's wearing one of the bomber jackets of the era...
  • Joe Frazier dies at 67; heavyweight champ had epic bouts with Muhammad Ali

    Joe Frazier, the heavyweight boxing champion who in 1971 became the first fighter to defeat Muhammad Ali, then lost two epic rematches including a ferocious battle known as the "Thrilla in Manila," died Monday night. He was 67. Smokin' Joe, as he was...
  • PASSINGS: Sid Melton, Leonard Stone, Liz Anderson, Thomas McNeeley Jr., George Rountree

    PASSINGS: Sid Melton, Leonard Stone, Liz Anderson, Thomas McNeeley Jr., George Rountree
    Sid Melton Character actor in dozens of TV, film projects Sid Melton, 94, a character actor perhaps best known for his roles in the hit television shows "Green Acres" and "The Danny Thomas Show," died of pneumonia Wednesday at Providence St. Joseph...
  • PASSINGS: Bernard G. Sarnat

    PASSINGS: Bernard G. Sarnat
    Bernard G. Sarnat Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, research scientist Dr. Bernard G. Sarnat, 99, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon and research scientist who advanced the study of facial deformities, died of respiratory failure Oct. 21 in Los Angeles, his...
  • PASSINGS: Phillip Walker, Robert M. Jaffe, Denise Jefferson, Mac Foster, Kaye Cowher

    PASSINGS: Phillip Walker, Robert M. Jaffe, Denise Jefferson, Mac Foster, Kaye Cowher
    Phillip Walker Blues guitarist and singer Phillip Walker, 73, a blues guitarist and singer who backed such stars as Etta James and Lowell Fulson, died of heart failure Thursday in Palm Springs, said Marc Lipkin, publicity director for Alligator Records....
  • Mike Tyson to debut onstage in one-man Vegas show about himself

     
    Mike Tyson will make his stage debut next month in Las Vegas with "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth -- Live on Stage." After that, the controversial former heavyweight champ may take his one-man show on tour....
  • Former boxer Roy Jones, Jr. has Florida State men’s basketball rap

     
    The hoopla surrounding Florida State men's basketball team has officially reached heights very few people on this side of North Florida could have possibly seen coming. Repeat: Could have POSSIBLY seen coming. Now, two days after winning its first ACC...
  • Anderson Silva on greatness, Chael Sonnen, Brazil, the future

     
    Solving Anderson Silva in an interview can be as problematic as it is for opponents who have to figure him out in the Ultimate Fighting Championship octagon. Silva, 36, possesses more credentials than anyone in claiming to be the world’s......
  • UFC on FOX: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos rocks the Octagon Nov. 12

     
    By Ryan Berenz Follow @ChannelGuideRAB [There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] In 2008, FOX Sports chairman David Hill used the word “abhorrent” to describe the sport of mixed martial...