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Whether it’s TKO’s or Body Blows, these Matadors are Becoming an Unstoppable Force

Kenneth Berry

January 19, 2015

Last year, the CSUN Matadors Boxing Club sent six boxers to Miami, Florida, where four made the finals and two became champions of the 152 pound men and women's divisions. That’s the epitome of going zero to 100 real quick. Giovanna Miranda, 21-year-old junior and deaf studies major, has ...

Matadors defend the Matadome in college boxing tournament

Matadors defend the Matadome in college boxing tournament

Nicole Socala

May 13, 2014

    >>CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly listed Aaron Goldwyn of USC a McArio Del Castillo's opponent. Goldwyn pulled out of the match and was replaced with an unidentified competitor. CSUN became a rare venue for the first boxing event to be held on a college cam...

Stop paying for Mayweather Jr.’s fight

Nate Perez

April 21, 2014

Undefeated boxing star Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s next opponent starts with an M, but it isn’t Manny Pacquiao, which is why you should not purchase Mayweather Jr.’s next fight. Aside from serving two months in prison for domestic battery charges and from his flamboyant lifestyle, Mayweather Jr. is...

Another victory for Mayweather’s unblemished record

Another victory for Mayweather’s unblemished record

Mark Awad

September 15, 2013

What else is new? Coming into Saturday’s megafight, boxing fans said Canelo Alvarez will be Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr.’s toughest opponent in a very long time. It ended up being a typical day in the office for Mayweather: bring him in the ring, play amazing defense and counter Canelo for 12 rounds...

CSUN Matador boxing team trains technique and fighting spirit

CSUN Matador boxing team trains technique and fighting spirit

Christina Bennett

May 8, 2013

  By Hansook Oh May 8th, 2013 Section: Sports Jab. Jab. Cross. Bob. These combos are thrown furiously in the air as students warm up for the Matador Boxing team practice. Meeting since 2007 after being founded by former CSUN student and present co-coach Peter Christianson, ...

Weekly Column: Instead of losing it, Ortiz responds to Mayweather’s sucker punch with smile

Illustration by Kristin Hugo

Andrew Lopez

September 20, 2011

Saturday’s megafight between welterweights Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Victor Ortiz brought a wide range of emotions as the fight ended in the fourth round after a bizarre chain of events. The emotions, a few days later, are still conflicting. Mayweather was as classless as ever, but it was Ortiz’s...

Hang up the boxing gloves, its MMA’s time

Eldrick Bone

October 2, 2009

Boxing has made its mark as one of the most legendary and entertaining sports of our time. People can still recall some of the greatest boxing matches ever, but boxing is slowly becoming a thing of the past. The legendary sport has been slowing down in major events over the years. The sport averages about two major pay-per-view events every year. Fight match-ups ...

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