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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

A pair of Everlast boxing gloves. (credit: Ross Land/Getty Images)

Cowboys Go Kickboxing For A Good Cause

Some members of the Dallas Cowboys are trading the gridiron for the boxing ring on Wednesday to help out women and children in need.

06/25/2014

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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

Oscar De La Hoya

Oscar De La Hoya Inducted Into Boxing HOF

Capping a career that included 10 titles in six weight divisions, an Olympic gold medal and 10 world titles, the Golden Boy found a permanent home. Oscar De La Hoya was inducted Sunday into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

06/09/2014

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Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dies At 76

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many supporters.

04/21/2014

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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Study: MMA Brain Injury Risk Higher Than Boxing

A new study says about a third of professional mixed martial arts matches end in knockout or technical knockout, indicating a higher incidence of brain trauma than boxing or other martial arts.

03/28/2014

A pair of Everlast boxing gloves. (credit: Ross Land/Getty Images)

CBS 11 Steals & Deals: February 19

CBS 11 viewers save big with Steals & Deals. Each week during CBS 11 News viewers can learn about products being offered at huge discounts. This weeks Steals and Deals will get you ready for Summer.

CBS 11–02/19/2014

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Boxing, MMA Meet To Support Head Injury Research

Bringing together the rival bodies of boxing and mixed martial arts is no small feat. But there is one common cause on which they can agree – the need for brain trauma research.

02/04/2014

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Boxer Aims To Put Dallas On The Map

Charles “The Future” Hatley has already compiled an impressive resume at 27.

01/16/2014

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East Dallas Boxing Gym Helping Give Teens A ‘Fighting’ Chance

In the poverty scarred pockets of East Dallas’ Pleasant Grove neighborhood, that life is a battle is a given. The only question is where the fight will be waged. For many of the lucky ones—it’s in the boxing ring at Montoya’s Gym.

CBS 11–10/25/2013

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

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