Tag Archive | Staples Center

Evander Holyfield Calls Out Mike Tyson

Former undisputed heavyweight champion Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield says he was confused when Mike Tyson chose to face Roy Jones Jr. and not him for his exhibition-bout comeback… then he watched their fight Saturday night. “My side tried to make the fight happen and we got nothing but excuses,” said Holyfield. “Now I can […]

Undefeated WBC Youth World lightweight champion Jamaine “The Technician” Ortiz Missing Thanksgiving to fight on Tyson-Jones, Jr. card in L.A.

Many if not most Americans will be enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving meal this Thursday, eating turkey, stuffing and pie, along with watching pro football all day and night. Not so, though, for undefeated lightweight prospect Jamaine “The Technician” Ortiz (13-0, 7 KOs), who will be flying from Boston to Los Angeles, to fight on Saturday […]

Undefeated lightweight prospect Jamaine “The Technician” Ortiz hopes to steal Tyson-Jones, Jr. show

Undefeated lightweight prospect Jamaine “The Technician” Ortiz (13-0, 7 KOs), the reigning World Boxing Youth World champion, hopes to steal the show on the November 28th Mike Tyson–Roy Jones, Jr. pay-per-view card, presented by Tyson’s Legends Only League, at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The 24-year-old Ortiz, fighting out of Worcester, Massachusetts, will fight on […]

Liberty Offense stalls late against Sparks

The New York Liberty led the Los Angeles Sparks by as much as nine in the first half, and they entered the break with a six-point advantage. But the Sparks (19-13) would go on to outscore the Liberty (7-24) 36-22 in the second half as they pulled out a 74-66 victory at the Staples Center on […]

New York Liberty Start Western Trip in Los Angeles

In their final home game of the season, the New York Liberty (7-23) were defeated by the Atlanta Dream, 86-77. They close out their season with a four-game road trip out west, starting with a matchup against the Los Angeles Sparks (18-13) at the Staples Center, with tip scheduled for 10:30 p.m. and the game […]

Shorthanded Liberty Drop Final Home Game, 86-77

A Tina Charles basket to open the second half gave the New York Liberty a 50-37 lead over the East-leading Atlanta Dream. However, the Dream (22-10) responded with 21 unanswered points, propelling them to an 86-77 victory. The Liberty (7-23) had just eight players available for the matchup; Shavonte Zellous, Epiphanny Prince, Marissa Coleman, and […]

New York Liberty Primed for Second Home Matchup Versus Phoenix

The New York Liberty (4-8) turned in their lowest-scoring performance of the season against the league’s leading Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday, losing 80-54 at the Staples Center. They will look for more success against another Western Conference foe when they host the Phoenix Mercury (10-5) on Tuesday at the Westchester County Center.   QUICK HITS […]