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January 25, 2001 | LANCE PUGMIRE
In a decision raising questions about Shane Mosley's drawing power, he will make his second World Boxing Council welterweight title defense March 10 in a 2,800-seat indoor arena at Las Vegas' Caesars Palace. "We didn't want to fight outdoors," Cedric Kushner, Mosley's promoter, said of the bout against unbeaten Australian Shannon Taylor (29-0-1) scheduled to be held in a ballroom known as the Pavilion. Last March, WBC super-welterweight champion Felix Trinidad Jr.
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September 17, 2010 | By Lance Pugmire
More than 40 years ago, a 19-year-old girl left her small ranch home in Cosala, Mexico, for a low-paying job as a housekeeper's assistant in Beverly Hills. "I was afraid and nervous, but I wanted a better life," Ines Campos Mora said. On Saturday night, capping a weeklong Los Angeles celebration of Mexico's independence bicentennial, her son, Sergio Mora, will be introduced amid mariachi music and cheers to fight former world champion Shane Mosley in the main event of a boxing card at Staples Center.
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September 17, 2010 | By Lance Pugmire
More than 40 years ago, a 19-year-old girl left her small ranch home in Cosala, Mexico, for a low-paying job as a housekeeper's assistant in Beverly Hills. "I was afraid and nervous, but I wanted a better life," Ines Campos Mora said. On Saturday night, capping a weeklong Los Angeles celebration of Mexico's independence bicentennial, her son, Sergio Mora, will be introduced amid mariachi music and cheers to fight former world champion Shane Mosley in the main event of a boxing card at Staples Center.
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January 25, 2001 | LANCE PUGMIRE
In a decision raising questions about Shane Mosley's drawing power, he will make his second World Boxing Council welterweight title defense March 10 in a 2,800-seat indoor arena at Las Vegas' Caesars Palace. "We didn't want to fight outdoors," Cedric Kushner, Mosley's promoter, said of the bout against unbeaten Australian Shannon Taylor (29-0-1) scheduled to be held in a ballroom known as the Pavilion. Last March, WBC super-welterweight champion Felix Trinidad Jr.
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August 17, 1989
Shane Mosely of Pomona, the national amateur champion lightweight, meets Puerto Rican Anibal Acevedo tonight at Bayamon, Puerto Rico, for the World Junior Championships gold medal.
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June 30, 1994 | DAVE McKIBBEN
Recently, the Irvine Marriott has featured big-name boxers trying to work their way back into title contention. But tonight, the six-bout card that begins at 7:30 is headlined by Pomona's (Sugar) Shane Mosely, a talented young fighter who's trying to make a name for himself. Mosley (11-0 with 10 knockouts) faces Johnny Bryant (12-2), a brawler from Las Vegas, in the 10-round main event. Bryant's awkward style figures to present some problems for Mosley.
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July 13, 1991 | STEVEN HERBERT
Appearances by the Dodgers, Angels and Padres along with two golf tournaments and the U.S. Olympic Festival highlight the weekend's sports television viewing choices. Baseball: The Dodgers, leaders in the National League West, are in Canada today to face the Montreal Expos at 4:30 p.m. on Channel 11. CBS (Channels 2 and 8) will televise Sunday's game between the New York Yankees and the Angels at noon. The Padres will visit the New York Mets for a 4 p.m. game tonight on KUSI Channel 51.
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October 31, 1997 | DAVE McKIBBEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles junior featherweight Carlos Navarro didn't bring the Irvine Marriott crowd to its feet as he did a year ago in his professional debut. And he didn't end the fight with a flashy knockdown. Navarro did show the boxing world that he can win with workmanlike performances too. It took him eight rounds, but Navarro finally stopped a gangly but game Carlos Valdez of Phoenix Thursday night at the Marriott and raised his record to a 12-0. "He was awkward and stubborn," Navarro said.
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June 27, 1995 | DAVE McKIBBEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Promoter Patrick Ortiz of Ringside Ticket Inc. has signed an agreement with The Pond to put on a boxing show Friday, July 21. The main event is tentatively scheduled to include Ortiz's promising lightweight Shane Mosely of Pomona, pending approval by the state Athletic Commission. Six other fights are planned for the card that is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Ortiz said Mosely (17-0 with 16 knockouts) would probably face Maurico Aceves of Mexico in a 10-round bout.
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June 23, 2000 | DAVE McKIBBEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Light heavyweight Julio Gonzalez of Huntington Beach won his 23rd consecutive fight Thursday night at the Arrowhead Pond before 3,420. But his fourth-round knockout didn't taste as sweet as he had hoped. Gonzalez thought he would be fighting for the Mexican Light Heavyweight title. Instead, Gonzalez found himself matched against 27-year-old Tony Menefee (70-8), a journeyman who flew in from Lincoln, Neb.
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June 8, 2001 | DAVE McKIBBEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The altitude and solitude of Big Bear Lake has been good enough for Oscar De La Hoya, Fernando Vargas, Shane Mosely and countless other world champions who have set up training camp in the mountain resort town. But it is not good enough for Huntington Beach's Julio Gonzalez, who is staying in La Habra to train for his July 28 light-heavyweight world title fight with Roy Jones Jr. at Staples Center.
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January 18, 2001 | DAVE McKIBBEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Growing up in Oxnard, Danny Perez, Fernando Vargas and Robert Garcia were known at the La Colonia Boxing Club as "The Three Amigos." Two of them, Vargas and Garcia, used La Colonia as a refuge from gangs and a springboard to world titles. And the third amigo? After relocating to El Cajon at 15, Perez has gone on to win the Texas, California, North American Boxing Assn. and North American Boxing Federation welterweight titles.
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