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Diane Pucin From The LA Times Reports that long time Showtime Boxing announcer, Steve Albert will no longer be apart of the 2009 season of Showtime Boxing. Albert had been with Showtime Boxing since 1987. The replacement for Steve Albert is play by play sports announcer, Gus Johnson who dabbled in MMA (mixed martial arts) [...]
By Susannah Rosenblatt Levens is being considered as the potential shooter and ‘nothing has been ruled out,’ police say. The two were found Wednesday in their Laguna Niguel condo. Authorities today are investigating the deaths of mixed martial arts fighter Justin Levens and his wife — discovered shot in bed in their Laguna Niguel condominium [...]
He’s not particularly distinguished, doesn’t mind swearing and won’t shrink like a wallflower when attacked verbally. Joe Calzaghe, the unbeaten pride of Wales who will fight Roy Jones Jr. on Saturday in an HBO pay-per-view light-heavyweight bout, has restored the reputation of British fighters. In the wake of Lennox Lewis’ lack of charisma, Prince Nasseem [...]
Popular British lightweight Amir Khan visited Manny Pacquiao at his Hollywood gym Saturday and sparred for eight rounds with the world lightweight champion, who’s preparing for his Dec. 6 super fight against Oscar De La Hoya. Read Story Discuss this topic in the forum
The IBF super-flyweight champion is remorseful for what happened to Victor Burgos after pummeling him, but his mentality hasn’t changed for his upcoming bout against Cristian Mijares at the Home Depot Center. Under the same spotlights and on the same canvas that he’ll perform Saturday night, Vic Darchinyan last year nearly beat a man to [...]
A few months ago, promoter Bob Arum was riding high with two unbeaten world champions (Miguel Cotto and Kelly Pavlik) and Manny Pacquiao, the world’s top pound-for-pound fighter. Now, Cotto has suffered a knockout loss to Antonio Margarito, and Pavlik is recovering from a decisive loss to Bernard Hopkins. That bout was fought at 170 [...]