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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

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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

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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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People With Parkinson’s Disease Battle Symptoms Through Boxing

People with Parkinson’s disease are battling their symptoms with a right hook.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2013

Manny Pacquiao  Brandon Rios at a press conference previewing the upcoming match against Manny Pacquiao  Brandon Rios at Beverly Hills Hotel on August 8, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Pacquiao Ready For Comeback, To Fight Rios Nov. 23

Manny Pacquiao will be coming off the longest layoff of his incredible career when he steps back into the ring in Macau in November.

08/08/2013

Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) and Robert Guerrero pose during the final news conference for their bout at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino on May 1, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather will defend his WBC welterweight title against Guerrero. (credit: Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Guerrero Likes Chances Against Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather Jr. admitted this week what many have long suspected — that he hand picks every opponent who enters the ring with him.

05/01/2013

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Yo, Audience! Get Ready For ‘Rocky The Musical’

It’s been a knockout in Germany. Now Sylvester Stallone hopes a musical based on his beloved boxing film “Rocky” will also be a hit on Broadway.

04/28/2013

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Simi Valley Seniors Use Boxing To Stay Fit, Focused And Happy

A group of seniors are using boxing to stay fit and focused.

02/01/2013

Boxers Manny Pacquiao (L) and Juan Manuel Marquez (R) at a press conference September 19, 2012 in New York to  promote their December 8 welterweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA       /GettyImages)

Pacquiao, Marquez Go At It Again For 4th Time

By now, there’s nothing Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez don’t know about each other. After 36 rounds in the ring — many of which could have been scored either way — there’s not much fight fans don’t know about the two, either.

12/05/2012

Hector 'Macho' Camacho shows up in the ring in a Roman soldier's uniform before the start of his twelve round IBC Middleweight title fight against Sugar Ray Leonard 01 March at the Atlantic City Convention Center. Camacho won in the 5th round by a TKO after the referee stopped the fight after Camacho knocked Leonard into the ropes. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Macho’ Camacho Declared Brain Dead After Being Shot In Face

Doctors say famed Puerto Rican boxer Hector `Macho’ Camacho is clinically “brain dead” after being shot in the face.

11/22/2012

HOUSTON - NOVEMBER 19:  Peter Manfredo Jr., right, lands a overhand straight left to the face of Julio Chavez Jr. during their World Middleweight Championship bout at Reliant Arena at Reliant Park on November 19, 2011 in Houston, Texas. Chavez retained the belt with a TKO in the fifth round.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Nevada Suspends Chavez Jr. After Testing Positive For Marjiuana

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has temporarily suspended Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. after the former middleweight champion failed a drug test. The commission made the standard procedural move Tuesday. Chavez tested positive for marijuana use last month.

10/09/2012

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