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January 25, 1991 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fired state boxing official Marty Denkin, testifying for the first time in his appeal hearing, lashed out at his accusers Thursday. Denkin called a promoter, three managers and two matchmakers, all of whom testified that he accepted cash and jewelry for boxing favors, "the lowest people we have to deal with in boxing."
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January 25, 1991 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fired state boxing official Marty Denkin, testifying for the first time in his appeal hearing, lashed out at his accusers Thursday. Denkin called a promoter, three managers and two matchmakers, all of whom testified that he accepted cash and jewelry for boxing favors, "the lowest people we have to deal with in boxing."
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May 9, 1989 | From Times wire services
Boxer Julio Cesar Chavez and promoter Don King are being sued for $1.2 million in a breach of contract lawsuit filed by a Los Angeles promoter over Saturday's fight against Roger Mayweather. Rogelio Robles, president of Azteca Promotions Inc., announced the filing of the complaint on Monday. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court, seeks $50,000 Robles claims he gave to Chavez after signing him to an exclusive contract to fight Mayweather for the World Boxing Council junior welterweight championship.
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September 22, 1987 | RICHARD HOFFER
The Olympic Auditorium, home to local boxing since 1925, will go into an immediate hiatus and possibly out of business. Lester Kirschner, who holds the master lease at the Olympic and who sublets to boxing, wrestling and music promoters, confirmed Monday that he was unable to renegotiate a new lease with building owner Jack Needleman. The lease will expire Sept. 30.
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January 23, 1991 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A retired boxing matchmaker, a California Athletic Commission staff member, a promoter and a fight manager all testified against Marty Denkin, a former state boxing official, at his appeals hearing Tuesday. Denkin, fired by the state in June on 1989 on charges that he accepted money and jewelry for granting boxing favors, is asking to be reinstated. Tuesday, he heard Los Angeles promoter Rogelio Robles testify that he gave $2,000 to Denkin as "a gift" for Denkin's son, who was getting married.
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January 24, 1991 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former chairman of the California Athletic Commission and a onetime assistant executive officer of the commission's Los Angeles staff testified Wednesday for fired state boxing official Marty Denkin. Raoul Silva, still a member of the state commission, said Denkin "did an outstanding job and we miss him." Don Muse, who took over the assistant executive officer's post after Denkin was fired in 1989, said he feared that he, too, would become the subject of the same charges levied against Denkin.
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May 18, 1985 | Richard Hoffer
Last Thursday's crowd at the Olympic Auditorium was estimated at 3,500, which seemed way out of line with the reported gate of $3,620. A dollar a head? Actually, the Olympic, which is fighting to re-establish itself as a weekly boxing showcase, papered the house, floor to roof, giving away 5,814 tickets, which must be some kind of record. The 357 people who actually paid for tickets must feel pretty foolish. The strategy is transparent but possibly necessary.
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May 25, 1995 | Allan Malamud
These are times of mixed results for the only set of brothers to manage in the major leagues this century. . . . Marcel Lachemann's Angels are in first place in the American League West. . . . Rene Lachemann's Florida Marlins are in last place in the National League East. . . . "The fact is that Rene is three times the manager I am," Marcel said . . . Twenty-six games into his first full season as a manager in any professional league, Marcel says he is just starting to learn his craft. . . .
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June 5, 1985
Boxing is certainly among the least regulated of our sports, making it attractive to both the shady entrepreneurs, who don't mind cutting corners, and government observers who would like to include it in their own bureaucracy. If forced to make a choice, government intervention is preferable. Maybe the time has come for a federal commission such as is being proposed before a House panel in Washington.
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November 7, 1991 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An administrative law judge has overturned the dismissal of Marty Denkin, former state boxing official who was fired 2 1/2 years ago amid charges that he had accepted bribes from boxing managers and promoters. Denkin was the California Athletic Commission's assistant executive officer in charge of the Los Angeles office when he was fired from the $40,000-a-year job. He appealed and was given a four-day hearing by the State Personnel Board last January before Judge Byron Berry.
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September 7, 1985 | Richard Hoffer
A year ago, you couldn't even find a pulse. One promoter, somewhat poorer than when he began, said that to continue to promote boxing locally was only slightly worse judgment than to begin it in the first place. But boxing is up and around, especially here in Los Angeles. Its death, it turns out, was greatly exaggerated. As Jimmy Gilio, promoter/matchmaker, says, "All I know is, people are making money." That's pretty much how you tell.
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