| Oct 26, 2014
| 1:52 PM
At the Olympics that launched Sugar Ray Leonard and the Spinks brothers, the award for the outstanding boxer of the Games went to Howard Davis, Jr.
It almost didn't happen. Three days before his first fight in the 1976 Olympics at Montreal, Davis'...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:45 AM
At one time, Palos Heights native Tony Martin said he cleaned rugs for a living.
Now, he's cleaning up in the Ultimate Fighting Championship competition.
The 25-year-old won his first eight matches before dropping a pair of bouts earlier this year....
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:17 PM
A Cooper City mixed martial arts athlete with Down syndrome has fought fiercely for a chance to fight in a sanctioned match. The long wait will come to an end Saturday.
But Garrett Holeve, 25, must leave his home state to get in the cage and face his...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Ryan Kelly knows he's tall and thin. And basketball can be a contact sport.
So on the advice of his trainer, he underwent some mixed martial arts training during the off-season.
He said it was fun. There were no KOs, though. That might be a good...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Frank Grillo will star in "Beyond Skyline," a spin-off to 2010's alien invasion adventure, "Skyline."
The signing comes on the heels of Grillo's role in the DirecTV mixed martial arts series "Kingdom," as well as roles in box office hits "The Purge:...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 10:24 PM
Julius Randle was laboring as he walked on his crutches at Staples Center, huffing and puffing as he sat down heavily in front of reporters.
It wasn't from the pain, the Lakers rookie said. He's dehydrated and fatigued. Hasn't been doing much since he...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Kingdom," DirecTV's latest original series, is unlike anything currently on TV. While the brutal and kinetic fight sequences are most reminiscent of Tom Hardy's 2011 mixed martial arts pic "Warrior," the compelling ensemble and thorny character...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:16 PM
Fabricio Werdum came to Mexico City nearly two months ago hoping he’d leave with an Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight title belt.
The best he can hope for now is something less -- the UFC’s interim belt -- following last month&...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Mixed martial arts' No. 2 promotion, Bellator MMA, has undergone significant changes over the past half-year.
The promotion released its founder and chief executive, Bjorn Rebney, and replaced him with former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker. Coker was hired...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:19 PM
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis will miss the remainder of the season and require surgery for a strained muscle in his left big toe.
Willis was placed on the season-ending injured reserve list Tuesday for the injury suffered in the third...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari took a break from throwing political jabs to throw some real jabs at a Sacramento boxing gym Wednesday afternoon.
Clad in a gray Ultimate Fighting Championship T-shirt, the former U.S. Treasury official...