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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

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Iraq Vets: We’re Watching Everything We Fought For Fall Apart

A decade ago, a generation of soldiers thought they were repairing Iraq. Now they’re expressing confusion and anger as they watch everything they fought for fall apart. CBS 11 News talked to some of those soldiers.

CBSDFW.COM–06/13/2014

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - APRIL 2: UFC lightweight champion Jon 'Bones' Jones interacts with media during an open training session for fans and media at the Jackson's Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness on April 2, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Aaron Sweet/Getty Images)

Jon Jones Ready For Latest UFC Light Heavyweight Challenge

Jones took a beating, the worst one of his record reign, in a bout against Alexander Gustafsson that knocked the light heavyweight champion on the canvas for the first time in his career and put his belt in jeopardy.

04/25/2014

UFC 170 weigh in (photo Mike Dingess, 105.3 The Fan)

Rousey Facing Quick Turnaround In UFC Title Defense

Just 57 days after defeating Meisha Tate she will face what should be the toughest challenge of her career in Sarah McMann.

02/22/2014

Protesters stand on barricades at Independence square in Kiev on February 19, 2014. (credit: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texas Ukrainian Community Watching Fighting Helplessly

Despite a recent truce in fighting the unrest in Ukraine is on the mind of those in the North Texas’ Ukrainian community. At a church service Wednesday night people prayed for friends and family living in the middle of the chaos.

CBSDFW.COM–02/19/2014

DALLAS - APRIL 08:  An NHL logo on a goal at American Airlines Center on April 8, 2010 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NHL GMs Discuss Fighting, Hybrid Icing, Playoff Format

NHL general managers showed there is interest in extending the extra period to cut down on the number of shootouts by possibly changing the structure of overtime in regular-season games.

11/12/2013

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Fight After Collin County Football Game Ends With 2 Arrests

Friday night lights turned into a Friday night fistfight. Now, police are investigating an ugly brawl that happened at a Plano Whataburger restaurant.

CBSDFW.COM–11/04/2013

UFC

It’s Time: Behind The Scenes At UFC 166

The last fight of the Facebook prelims featured TJ Waldburger getting knocked out cold by Adlan Amagov at the same time Texas A&M was getting knocked out by Auburn … sports make me sad.

10/22/2013

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Eddie Wineland Challenges For 135 Pound Title At UFC 165

In The UFC, big things sometimes comes in smaller packages. There are few fighters in any weight class that can bang like Eddie Wineland, and within his own bantamweight class of 135 pounds, he’s as tough and explosive as it gets.

09/20/2013

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones  (Photo by Steve Snowden/Getty Images)

Jones Accepts Gustafsson’s Challenge At UFC 165

Jones (18-1) is the UFC’s main attraction at Air Canada Centre on Saturday when he steps into the octagon with Sweden’s Gustafsson (15-1), the latest 205-pounder to take a shot at ending Jones’ 2 1/2-year championship reign.

09/20/2013

UFC On FX: Alves v Kampmann

UFC’s Martin Kampmann Previews Fight Night 27

Four years in the making, the rematch between top welterweights Martin Kampmann and Carlos Condit airs tonight on FOX Sports 1 as the main event for UFC Fight Night 27.

08/28/2013

UFC Fighter Mike Pyle with Richard Hunter (Credit: R. Hunter, 105.3 The Fan)

Surging UFC Welterweight Mike Pyle Christens New Network

UFC welterweight veteran Mike “Quicksand” Pyle takes on Matt Brown Saturday night on the inaugural night of the new FOX Sports 1 network.

08/15/2013

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