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June 18, 1990 | From United Press International
Hulk Hogan and Macho Man Copyright: Titan Sports Inc., which does business as the World Wrestling Federation, filed suit to protect the copyrighted names and likenesses of two star wrestlers, Hulk Hogan and Randy (Macho Man) Savage. The U.S. District Court suit claimed that Montebello-based 3-D Productions and 3-G Home Video released "The Missing Matches" videotapes, featuring short 1980 bouts between the wrestlers.
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June 18, 1990 | From United Press International
Hulk Hogan and Macho Man Copyright: Titan Sports Inc., which does business as the World Wrestling Federation, filed suit to protect the copyrighted names and likenesses of two star wrestlers, Hulk Hogan and Randy (Macho Man) Savage. The U.S. District Court suit claimed that Montebello-based 3-D Productions and 3-G Home Video released "The Missing Matches" videotapes, featuring short 1980 bouts between the wrestlers.
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November 7, 1988 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
A dozen years ago in the Washington area, just when lawyer Mike Trainer was becoming bored handling divorce and drunk-driving cases, his phone rang. It was Janks Morton on the line, a boxing trainer and a softball teammate of Trainer's. "Mike didn't know a thing about boxing then, and the only reason he knew who Sugar Ray Leonard was because the three of us played on the same softball team," Morton said Sunday.
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November 19, 1988 | Earl Gustkey
Caesars Palace, despite claiming 3 days before the Sugar Ray Leonard-Donny Lalonde fight that it had sold 11,000 tickets, actually lost millions on the fight. Although the show was slickly packaged and expertly promoted by Caesars, Titan Sports and promoter Mike Trainer, the ticket-buying public never really bought Lalonde as a credible opponent for Leonard, as figures filed with the Nevada Athletic Commission show.
SPORTS
November 19, 1988 | Earl Gustkey
Caesars Palace, despite claiming 3 days before the Sugar Ray Leonard-Donny Lalonde fight that it had sold 11,000 tickets, actually lost millions on the fight. Although the show was slickly packaged and expertly promoted by Caesars, Titan Sports and promoter Mike Trainer, the ticket-buying public never really bought Lalonde as a credible opponent for Leonard, as figures filed with the Nevada Athletic Commission show.
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January 12, 1989 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
Unless Frank Bruno shows up with Robin Givens on his arm in Las Vegas next month for his fight against Mike Tyson, boxing's 1989 blockbuster show could be Sugar Ray Leonard against Michael Nunn. That appears to be what promoter Bob Arum has in mind for the middleweight division.
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November 7, 1988 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
A dozen years ago in the Washington area, just when lawyer Mike Trainer was becoming bored handling divorce and drunk-driving cases, his phone rang. It was Janks Morton on the line, a boxing trainer and a softball teammate of Trainer's. "Mike didn't know a thing about boxing then, and the only reason he knew who Sugar Ray Leonard was because the three of us played on the same softball team," Morton said Sunday.
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