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It never was meant to be simply a way to pass the time during a possible NFL work stoppage. Tom Zbikowski’s return to boxing March 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas is the renewing of a passion that simply wouldn’t go away. In fact, the...
Tags: Health, Baltimore Ravens, Boxing, John Harbaugh, Contracts
Special to this NewspaperLAS VEGAS — Imperial Valley heavyweight contender Andy Ruiz is training for the busiest seven weeks of his life. Ruiz (18-0 with 12 KOs), who grew up in Imperial, is preparing for two fights, including one in Macau, China, that could catapult him...
ReutersDetective Mike Tyson and his trusty pigeon sidekick are coming to a television set near you to solve some wacky mysteries. "Mike Tyson Mysteries" is one of six new programs that will appear on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim sometime in the next year....
Randall "Tex" Cobb turns 63 years old today. He is described as a boxer and an actor, but the truth is, the public knows him for one bout and one acting role. The boxing match was Nov. 26, 1982, against world heavyweight champion Larry Holmes. Cobb...
Tags: Punishment, Boxing, Lightweight Boxing
WINTER GARDEN — While Lake Highland is headed back to the boys lacrosse state final for the fourth consecutive season, the season for Timber Creek's girls team ended in disheartening fashion. Lake Highland (19-5) got two goals each from Devon...
ReutersWhen Chael Sonnen was awarded a shot at Jon Jones' Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight title despite having no fights at the weight class since 2005, many mixed martial arts observers complained Sonnen didn't deserve the bout. After...
Raymond Leroy Klingmeyer, a former boxer and referee who is a member of the state's boxing Hall of Fame, died Friday of renal failure at the Bel Air Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was 88. "When he came into the ring, he looked like a referee. He...
AUSTIN, Texas — At the start of the season, Illinois coach John Groce presented players with a wristband that read "3-19-13." The start of the NCAA tournament. The Illini's R.I.P. date arrived five days later on Sunday night with a 63-59 loss in...
If there was one ring in the world that I, a weakling theater critic, knew I could knock Mike Tyson out in, it was the Pantages Theatre, where "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth" played this past weekend. Tyson might have 100 pounds more muscle on him than I...
LAS VEGAS — Spend a sunny afternoon at home with Mike Tyson and if the erstwhile Baddest Man on the Planet is in an expansive mood, he may indulge his cherished pastime: letting loose the performing pigeons he raises in his backyard to flap and...
Chris Arreola will not be coming to Costa Mesa on March 9 to fight in what he called "a parking lot." Arreola said in January that he was never a big fan of the OC Fair and Event Center, the venue for his World Boxing Council heavyweight title...
Chicago once again played host to a Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield reunion Saturday, just like it did when the two former boxing rivals appeared on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in 2009. But rather than reunite in front of a live studio audience, they smiled and...
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