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August 25, 2000 | STEVE SPRINGER
Ross Thompson, a 30-1 underdog to Fernando Vargas, lasted one punch before going down from a vicious left hook. And that was at Thursday's news conference. Imagine what awaits Thompson Saturday when the two square off in Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center with Vargas' International Boxing Federation junior middleweight title at stake. Thursday's Mandalay Bay news conference erupted into violence as Thompson climbed up on the dais to take his seat while spewing trash talk at Vargas.
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August 26, 2000 | STEVE SPRINGER
Ross Thompson has no future as a world-class fighter. Fernando Vargas will prove that tonight. But Thompson might have a heck of a future as a promoter. Nothing wrong with that. If you can't be Shane Mosley or Felix Trinidad, why not be Don King or Bob Arum? The money is just as good and the chances of longevity are a lot better.
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August 26, 2000 | STEVE SPRINGER
Ross Thompson has no future as a world-class fighter. Fernando Vargas will prove that tonight. But Thompson might have a heck of a future as a promoter. Nothing wrong with that. If you can't be Shane Mosley or Felix Trinidad, why not be Don King or Bob Arum? The money is just as good and the chances of longevity are a lot better.
SPORTS
August 25, 2000 | STEVE SPRINGER
Ross Thompson, a 30-1 underdog to Fernando Vargas, lasted one punch before going down from a vicious left hook. And that was at Thursday's news conference. Imagine what awaits Thompson Saturday when the two square off in Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center with Vargas' International Boxing Federation junior middleweight title at stake. Thursday's Mandalay Bay news conference erupted into violence as Thompson climbed up on the dais to take his seat while spewing trash talk at Vargas.
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April 29, 1993
Danny Perez of Paramount and James Page of Stockton will meet in the main event of the monthly boxing program tonight at the Irvine Marriott. Perez (14-3) has six victories by knockout. Page (8-1) has seven knockouts. Both weigh 147 pounds. Ross Thompson (4-0) of Las Vegas meets Mario Solorio (5-5) of Los Angeles in the semi-main event between junior welterweights. The first of six bouts starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets--priced at $35, $32 and $25--go on sale today at 10 a.m.
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November 17, 1991 | From Associated Press
John Bray of Van Nuys continued to struggle in the World Amateur Boxing Championships, losing his first match Saturday to Bert Teuchert of Germany, who won a 14-6 decision in the 201-pound division. Bray also lost to a German in the first round of the 1989 World Championships. Teuchert's victory was the fifth in six bouts for Germany. Bray was the first American to lose Saturday on a day in which the United States had a 6-2 record in preliminary competition. Cuba was 8-0. One of the brightest U.
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February 28, 1997 | DAVE McKIBBEN
Welterweight Jaime Ocegueda, who made a name for himself by upsetting top contender Mark Lewis last September, will face Marco Antonio Ludwig of Acapulco, Mexico, in tonight's main event at the Irvine Marriott. A month after losing a 10-round decision to Ocegueda at the Marriott, Lewis upset Carlos Gonzalez, the World Boxing Organization's No. 1 contender in the junior welterweight division.
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April 28, 1999
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April 30, 1993 | STEVE KRESAL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was clear from early in the first round that James Page had a purpose in his main-event meeting with Danny Perez on Thursday at the Irvine Marriott. Page, in his first bout in more than a year, made the most of the opportunity, winning a unanimous 10-round decision. He dominated the fight and the judges' cards, winning, 98-91, 97-91, and 100-88, in front of an announced crowd of 950. Perez lost a point in the third and fifth rounds for low blows.
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July 21, 1988
Four women who drive buses or trucks for the Compton Unified School District have filed a class-action sex-discrimination suit against the district, alleging that male co-workers harass them and post nude pictures at work. The women, Andrea Ross, Diane Thompson, Glenetta Graves and Anna St. Clair, filed the suit in Los Angeles Superior Court on behalf of themselves and other women bus and truck drivers in the district.
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March 2, 1999
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