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Former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world Mike Tyson scored one of the more impressive comebacks of his colorful career last night. That he did so in his one-man autobiographical show, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, on the stage of Hollywood's Pantages Theat ... More >>
We never thought we'd see the day when an A-list rapper like Jay-Z would defend gay rights, let alone a champion fighter.
But following our reports on L.A.-based Manny Pacquiao's anti-gay statements, future Hall of Fame boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. begged to differ.
He took to Twitter today and sai ... More >>
Update, 6:50 p.m.: "We're canceling the event," says Grove spokesman Bill Reich. "Manny Pacquiao is not coming to the Grove." And thus the backlash begins.
See also: "Ten Gays Who Could Beat the Crap Out of Manny Pacquiao."
Professional boxer Manny Pacquiao and "Extra" host Mario Lopez were blowin ... More >>
An ad featuring Jinky.We're not sure what Manny Pacquiao's secret weapon is. Maybe it's his snakebite speed, his rock-hard muscles or his indefatigable conditioning. But one thing's for sure. At this level, it often comes down to mental strength.
You gotta want it. And from what we understan ... More >>
The latest single from the album that lives in our imaginations, "Die Hard," featuring Eminem, will premiere on the finale of Showtime's Fight Camp 360 - Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley tonight at 7PM PST on Showtime and 11AM PST Saturday May 7, on CBS.
From a press release that just landed ... More >>
Boxer Manny Pacquiao's fragrance is finally launching worldwide. First wind of the scent came out last year. (Check out our A Considerable Town dispatch on how the fragrance was developed.) Pacquiao will be at Fred Segal on Melrose here in Los Angeles on Saturday April 30 from 4 to 6 p.m. to ... More >>
Fox NewsShould Pacquaio fight Marquez?
Winning an unprecedented eight weight division titles to become the greatest pound-for-pound fighter in the world has earned Manny Pacquaio some serious bragging rights.
But it also comes with its pitfalls.
Since the Filipino boxer's impressive win a ... More >>
Sports BunThe winner of the Pacquaio--Margarito has a lot to gain
Even before Antonio Margarito steps into the ring with world boxing star Manny Pacquaio in Dallas on Saturday, the welterweight fighter will be waging another fight: that is, to regain his respectability as a boxer.
Margarito ... More >>
I know this is last minute, but if you and your Valentine are fans of champion boxer Manny Pacquiao, he will be meeting fans and receiving a commendation from Senator Dianne Feinstein today in Glendale at the Embassy Suites Hotel at 1 p.m. Click here for more info. Tickets are $20 at the door ... More >>
A paparazzo escaped with his ear intact in a confrontation with Mike Tyson, but reports indicate Tyson knocked him out at LAX Wednesday.Mike Tyson with boxing promoter Don King.â€‹Tyson's camp, including a lawyer and spokesman, are saying the former heavyweight champion boxer was being harassed by a ... More >>
ACLU Calls Jail Bedlam The American Civil Liberties Union has released a report Tuesday decrying mental health conditions at the Men's Central Jail. The group calls for the closing of the facility if swift changes cannot be made. L.A. Daily NewsHeight Law Shortened A county judge has thrown out port ... More >>
Boxing fans crowded into Downtown's J Lounge on Friday December 26 to celebrate boxer Manny "PacMan" Pacquiao's win over Oscar De La Hoya at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on December 6.
Filipino sports icon Pacquiao, who turned 30 on December 17, spent most of the event in an upstairs suite that on ... More >>
If you're reading this, congratulations. It can only mean one thing -- you survived another holiday season of over-eating, over-imbibing and (probably) over-spending. So, welcome home, double-up on that espresso and let's get back to work. Somehow in the midst of our holiday haze, L.A. Weekly found ... More >>