| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:21 PM
COSTA MESA — Fighters came out in red and blue T-shirts with numbers on the back of them during the introduction portion of Fight Club OC on Thursday.
A sports drink brand sponsored the professional boxing and mixed martial arts event, but in...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:42 PM
After the Orange County Fair ended Sunday, the cleanup began to put on a different show on the fairgrounds. The organizers of the event went to Twitter on Tuesday to update fans on the venue's progress.
"By Thursday," read a tweet, followed by a link to...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:57 PM
Fight Club OC returns to the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa on Aug. 15 with a seven-bout card featuring four professional boxing and three pro mixed martial arts fights inside the Hangar.
Two women are in the main event of the boxing portion of...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:16 PM
Emile Griffith, a former world welterweight and middleweight boxing champion who spent decades haunted by his fatal beating of then-champion Benny Paret in the ring and bothered by the public's interest in his sexuality, died Tuesday. He was 75....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Sylvester Stallone announced on his Twitter account that Ultimate Fighting Championship star Ronda Rousey and former welterweight boxing champion Victor Ortiz will appear in the third “The Expendables” film.
Rousey, scheduled to defend her...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 12:52 PM
The last time Orlando played host to a big-time boxing event was in 1989, when over-the-hill and former heavyweight champion George Foreman fought Manuel Clay De Almeida in the Atlantis Theater at Sea World.
There will be bigger fish in the mix this...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:39 PM
The last time Orlando played host to a big-time boxing event was in February of 1989, when over-the-hill and former heavyweight champion George Foreman fought Brazil's Manoel De Almeida in the Atlantis Theater at SeaWorld.
A bloated Foreman could have...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:46 PM
LAS VEGAS -- What’s supposed to be a difficult fight for Anderson Silva on Saturday night makes the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s recent deep investment in the fighter a tense evening for fight executives.
Silva is 38 and is just three...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:51 PM
On a run of winning world titles in three divisions during his last four fights, Southland boxer Abner Mares is moving toward his first world featherweight title defense Aug. 24 at Carson’s newly named StubHub Center against former champion Jhonny...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:38 PM
Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan touched down in Texas on Wednesday, returned to the boxing ring Saturday and five minutes and change of ring time later, he had impressively taken care of business just as many had predicted and he had promised....
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, in a nod to the cardio endurance test that Floyd Mayweather Jr. will pose in September, will make Big Bear his full-time training home.
Alvarez (42-0-1, 30 knockouts) has spent recent camps training in Santa Monica...