| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Carlos Molina is on the cusp of his ultimate goal.
Molina, a South Side resident, has finally earned a title shot. On Saturday, he'll battle IBF light middleweight world champion Ishe Smith in Las Vegas. The bout is part of the showdown between Floyd...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:25 PM
The promoter for Amir Khan and Devon Alexander said Monday the two have agreed to a welterweight fight Dec. 7, with the venue to be determined.
Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions said he is awaiting word from officials in Dubai to see whether...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Backed by boisterous, Polish flag-waving fans Friday at U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago resident Andrzej Fonfara scored an epic victory.
Fonfara, a native of Poland, battled former world champion Gabriel Campillo of Spain in a 12-round IBF world title...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:44 PM
One can't blame baseball fans if they're frustrated by the lack of hits at U.S. Cellular Field this season. That might change Friday, however, when ESPN brings its "Friday Night Fights" series to the home of the White Sox.
According to promoters, it's...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:04 PM
When the hands on the clock climb toward midnight at 50 Cent's Birthday Bash on July 5 at the Connecticut Convention Center. When the hands climb toward the actual birthday of Curtis James Jackson III, we may find it appropriate to consider three men...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:03 PM
LAS VEGAS — Imperial Valley heavyweight contender Andy Ruiz is training for the busiest seven weeks of his life.
Ruiz (18-0 with 12 KOs), who grew up in Imperial, is preparing for two fights, including one in Macau, China, that could catapult him...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Raymond Leroy Klingmeyer, a former boxer and referee who is a member of the state's boxing Hall of Fame, died Friday of renal failure at the Bel Air Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was 88.
"When he came into the ring, he looked like a referee. He...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:05 PM
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...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 9:28 PM
COSTA MESA — Moments after scoring a thrilling fourth-round knockout, Argenis Mendez climbed the turnbuckle in a corner and shouted in jubilation at the crowd.
He banged at his chest after winning the IBF junior lightweight championship from Juan...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Juan Carlos Salgado heard the tight scores when he last fought Argenis Mendez for the IBF super featherweight championship.
Salgado, the champ, also heard the complaints come from Mendez's corner after winning the vacant 130-pound title by scores of...
| 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...