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Welterweight

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  • Pulling no punches

    Chicago and boxing are a match made in heaven, both taking perverse pride in rumors that the fix is in, that the mob has a piece of the action. Where else would a fighter's wife testify in divorce court that her husband "lay down," purposely losing a...
  • Mayweather:”I can’t overlook a guy like Miguel Cotto”

     
    Cotto and Mayweather will fight for Cotto's WBA Super Welterweight World Championship and the vacant WBC Super Welterweight Diamond belt in Las Vegas....
  • Sept. 21 boxing card at the Sands should be good one

     
    The first boxing card at the Sands Event Center on June 1 was impressive. The promoters and the NBC Sports Network were thrilled with the sellout crowd and the atmosphere at the Sands. Ronald Cruz of Bethlehem was largely responsible for providing the...
  • NBC Fight Night to air live from Sands

     
    A high profile heavyweight boxing match at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem will be broadcast live on NBC Saturday as Tomasz Adamek of Poland and Steve "USS" Cunningham of Philadelphia meet for a highly anticipated rematch. The winner will be in......
  • Sports Notebook: Grace Zamudio earns state honor

    The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene. ZAMUDIO PICKS UP STATE ACCOLADES Glendale Community College cross-country runner Grace Zamudio was selected as the California Community College Sports Information Assn. and California...
  • Brusko enjoying his new gig on the sidelines

    Brusko enjoying his new gig on the sidelines
    Mike Brusko is winding down his first full year as a reporter/photographer for Service Electric Cable's "Sports Scene" and he's come to appreciate what many of us in sports media discovered a long time ago; namely, "It's not bad getting paid to watch...
  • Fight Club OC returns

    After Ramon Valadez was bumped up to Fight Club OC's main event two months ago, he was supposed to be the headliner at Fight Club OC on Thursday. But Valadez (11-1, six knockouts), a super featherweight from East L.A., is out as the main attraction at...
  • Adams fills in quite nicely for Fight Club OC's main event

    COSTA MESA — Most men Brandon Adams' age check Facebook for updates on what their friends are up to, or where's the next party. When the 22-year-old logged onto Facebook on Wednesday, he found out he was going to be in the main event of Thursday'...
  • Virgen's View: Plenty of action at Fight Club OC

    Virgen's View: Plenty of action at Fight Club OC
    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...
  • Manny Pacquiao, Juan Manuel Marquez to fight in December

    Manny Pacquiao, Juan Manuel Marquez to fight in December
    After much deliberation, Manny Pacquiao decided that meeting his foil Juan Manuel Marquez for a fourth time trumps avenging a controversial loss in a fight most believe he won. Two sources close to the negotiations, but unauthorized to speak publicly...
  • A sports fan weighs the presidential candidates

    According to most pollsters, the coming presidential election is close, a "dead heat" with President Obama holding a thin lead in several crucial states. I'm really amazed. In my opinion, this election shouldn't even be close. It should be a landslide for...