September 3, 1999 |
It's not uncommon for doctors and dentists and other non-industry professionals to invest their hard-earned dollars in movie projects. They don't know any better. But why someone who's worked in the entertainment business for years would willingly sink millions of dollars of his or her own personal finances into a venture as risky as a movie is another story.
March 5, 2013 |
Jeff Berg isn't the first veteran talent agent to start over. For one, his onetime arch nemesis, former Creative Artists Agency honcho Michael Ovitz, did it years ago. But at age 65, Berg, the former chairman and chief executive of International Creative Management, is one of the first to launch a new agency in the current Hollywood landscape, which has been buffeted by shifting sands and an overall retrenchment in an economically challenged entertainment...
September 20, 1992 |
Gabriel Ruelas of Arleta, the World Boxing Council's top-ranked super featherweight contender, will fight Gilberto Flores of Culiacan, Mexico, Sept. 29 in a scheduled 10-round bout at the Reseda Country Club. Ruelas is 32-1 with 16 knockouts. His lone defeat came in 1990 when he sustained a broken bone in his right elbow during a bout against Jeff Franklin in Las Vegas.
July 24, 1988 |
Jeff Franklin of Las Vegas, the United States Boxing Assn. featherweight champion and the owner of a 19-2-3 record, including seven knockouts, will take on Hugo Anguiano of Los Angeles, the state featherweight champ but a relative unknown with a record of 12-11-1, including seven knockouts, in the main event Tuesday night at the Reseda Country Club. The semi-main event will pit Young Dick Tiger (23-4, 17 knockouts) against Octavio Robles (12-4, 8 knockouts). First bell is set for 7 p.m.
June 10, 1992 |
Gabriel Ruelas of Arleta, the World Boxing Council's No. 1-ranked junior-lightweight contender, will defend his North American Boxing Federation title June 27 at the Country Club in Reseda against Ben Lopez of Upland in a scheduled 12-round bout. Ruelas, 30-1 with 16 knockouts, is in line for a mandatory fight against WBC champion Azumah Nelson later this year.
December 3, 1992 |
Gabriel Ruelas of Arleta, the World Boxing Council's top-ranked super-featherweight contender, will fight champion Azumah Nelson on Feb. 20 in Mexico City, according to Dan Goossen, Ruelas' manager. The title fight will be part of a card that will include Julio Cesar Chavez, the WBC's super-lightweight champion, defending his crown against Greg Haugen. A news conference is scheduled for today to announce the bouts, which will be held in 102,000-seat Azteca Stadium.