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Canelo Alvarez, former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion, trains during an open workout at the House of Boxing Gym July 1, 2014 in San Diego, California. (credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Canelo Alvarez On His Fight Against Erislandy Lara

On July 12, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are fighting in Las Vegas. While technically not a title fight, it’s considered the de facto championship bout at 154 lbs.

07/10/2014

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5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]

06/20/2014

Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Marcos Maidana

Mayweather Remains Undefeated After Majority Decision Over Maidana

Marcos Maidana did everything but beat Floyd Mayweather Jr., taking him 12 tough rounds before losing a majority decision.

05/03/2014

Former boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter died on April 20, 2014. (credit: Hamish Blair/Liaison)

Prizefighter ‘Hurricane’ Carter, Wrongly Imprisoned 19 Years, Dies At 76

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.

04/20/2014

Manny Pacquiao v Timothy Bradley

Pacquiao Gets Back At Bradley By Decision In Rematch

Manny Pacquiao won a unanimous decision in his rematch with Timothy Bradley on Saturday night, avenging his 2012 loss and claiming the WBO welterweight title.

04/12/2014

MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fights with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau.

Keidel: Boxing Doesn’t Command The Bold Ink It Once Did

Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.

04/11/2014

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Best Boxing & MMA Gyms In Los Angeles

Get Fit Like A Fighter At This Premier Martial Arts And Fitness Center In LA

04/04/2014

Manny Pacquiao (L) of the Philippines and Tim Bradley of the US pose at a news conference to promote their upcoming WBO welterweight championship boxing rematch in Beverly Hills, California, on February 4, 2014. Pacquiao and Bradley's first match on June 9, 2012 was a split decision in favor of Bradley, which ended Pacquiao's welterweight title reign as well as his seven-year, 15-bout winning streak. The rematch will take place on April 12 in Las Vegas. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Pacquiao, Bradley Both Seek Redemption In Rematch

Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley intend to leave no doubt this time.

02/04/2014

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Mexican Boxer Reportedly Dies After Knockout

A fight promoter says Mexican featherweight boxer Oscar “Fantasma” Gonzalez has died after being knocked out in the 10th round of a match over the weekend.

02/03/2014

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Mayweather Shows Off His $40.87M Check He Earned For Alvarez Bout

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s dominating win over Canelo Alvarez was the richest fight ever, a box-office smash at the arena and on television.

09/19/2013

Ken Norton (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Canelo Alvarez

Mayweather Jr. Remains Undefeated After Beating Alvarez In Unanimous Decision

Canelo Alvarez proved nothing more than easy money for Floyd Mayweather Jr.

09/14/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.

09/13/2013

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Boxing Legend Oscar De La Hoya Opens Up To CBS2/KCAL9’s Rick Garcia About Addiction Struggles

Boxing legend and gold medalist Oscar De La Hoya has defeated plenty of opponents inside the ring. The demon he continuously faces outside the ring, however, is a different kind of challenge.

09/10/2013

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Money Mayweather To Collect Record $41.5M After His Fight With Canelo Alvarez

Floyd Mayweather, already the highest paid athlete in sports, will rake in a reported $41.5 million guaranteed for his bout against Mexico’s Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14, making it the largest purse of all-time.

09/05/2013

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