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  1. San Antonio's Leija says Canelo in tough

    Kieran Mulvaney

    It has been almost 15 years since he closed the book on his four-fight rivalry with Azumah Nelson by scoring a unanimous decision win at the very venue where Canelo Alvarez and Austin Trout will face off on Saturday. But San Antonio's own Jesse James...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  2. De La Hoya helping Canelo stir San Antonio

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Security cleared a pathway for him, but Oscar De La Hoya darted away from it, toward the crowd, famous grin at the ready as he shook hands and signed autographs for the fans who screamed his name. Bob Arum doesn't get welcomes like that. But then,...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  3. Canelo-Trout to begin Texas tour

    Dan Rafael

    It's tour time for junior middleweight titleholders Canelo Alvarez and Austin Trout. Before they square off to unify their 154-pound world titles on April 20 (Showtime) at the Alamodome in San Antonio in one of the year's most anticipated fights, the...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  4. Gatti continues to leave bloody past behind

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Arturo Gatti kept a packed Atlantic City crowd happy with a fifth-round knockout of "Jesse" James Leija to successfully defend his WBC super-lightweight title Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2005
  5. Gatti prepared to go to the extreme

    In a manner matching his aggressive fighting style, Arturo Gatti simply presented his plan for his upcoming title bout against Jesse James Leija.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2005
  6. Leija happy to play the spoiler

    Steve Kim

    Arturo Gatti is supposed to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- unless "Jesse" James Leija gets in the way.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2005
  7. Tszyu wants Mitchell, not tuneup

    Steve Kim

    Fighting Sharmba Mitchell after a 22-month layoff, Kostya Tszyu isn't easing back into the ring.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2004
  8. Leija rallies from second-round knockdown

    Outfighting an opponent 17 years his junior, Jesse James Leija won a split decision over Francisco Bojado in a 10-round junior welterweight bout Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2004
  9. Leija can't continue after injuring ear

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Kostya Tszyu retained his undisputed super lightweight title Sunday when "Jesse" James Leija was unable to start the seventh round because of an injured right eardrum.

    AssociateStory | January 18, 2003
  10. Tszyu shows respect for challenger Leija

    World super lightweight champion Kostya Tszyu expects to have too much punching power for American challenger "Jesse" James Leija in his title defense Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2003
  11. Tszyu vs. Leija: the Warlord and the Wizard

    David A. Avila

    Jesse James Leija feels he has a shot as he takes on the division's best.

    AssociateStory | January 17, 2003
  12. Leija's corner made right decision to stop

    Max Kellerman

    A mysterious headbutt ended the Leija-Ward fight, but how about a rematch?

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2002
  13. Leija wins protest after bout's confusing end

    Hector Camacho Jr.'s technical win over Jesse James Leija was changed to a no-contest Thursday by the New York State Athletic Commission.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2001
  14. Leija files protest over loss

    Jesse James Leija, who lost a controversial five-round decision to Hector Camacho Jr. last weekend, has filed a formal protest hoping to change the result.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2001
  15. Leija, manager claim Camacho quit

    Jesse James Leija and his manager, Lester Bedford, called Camacho a quitter, and there is evidence that their description was accurate.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2001
  16. Heads clash, Camacho Jr. suffers cut

    Hector Camacho Jr. remained unbeaten when he won a controversial technical decision over Jesse James Leija early Sunday morning.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2001