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  1. Looking back on 10 years at ringside

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Time flies, and last week's festivities at the MGM Grand brought home a sudden realization that Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s master class on Saturday night came 10 years and one day after my first credentialed fight. There were a fair few differences be...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  2. Round of midyear: Alvarado-Rios II

    Kieran Mulvaney

    As the dog days of summer kick into low gear, we reach the midyear mark of the 2013 boxing calendar. So what have we learned from this small sample size of the sweet science? In a fun, taking-stock exercise to cure the summertime blues, this week we ...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  3. Five things we learned: Canelo-Trout card

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Five things we leard from Saturday's Canelo Alvarez-Austin Trout card.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2013
  4. Canelo Alvarez graduates to true champion

    Kieran Mulvaney

    With a performance that saw him add skill and poise to a package of power and relentlessness, Canelo Alvarez took down a gifted foe in Austin Trout and earned his spurs in San Antonio.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2013
  5. 'B-side' Austin Trout ready to bring A-game against Canelo Alvare...

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Austin Trout came up through boxing's ranks the hard way, so he says playing foil to another star on his home turf -- this time Canelo Alvarez in San Antonio on Saturday -- won't affect him.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2013
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 5 things we learned in San Antonio

    Kieran Mulvaney

    SAN ANTONIO -- On Saturday, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. returned to the scene of his legendary father's first professional blemish -- an infamous draw to Pernell Whitaker at the Alamodome more than 18 years earlier. He was there perhaps to defend his fami...

    Blog | February 05, 2012
  9. Chavez Sr.'s sour San Antonio experience

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Since he first stepped foot into the ring as a professional prizefighter, looking for all the world as though he were just 12 years old, his every step has inevitably been compared to his father's -- not only because they share name, but because that...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  10. Past greats recall Garden glory

    Kieran Mulvaney

    If any fighter can claim to be Madison Square Garden's biggest star, it is undoubtedly Miguel Cotto, who proved again on Saturday night that he can repeatedly pack the sport's most storied venue to the rafters. But while Cotto may be "The Man" at...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  11. Miguel Cotto slays his white whale

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Once, while sitting next to a professional prizefighter as we looked down from the bleachers at two men swapping punches in the ring below, I mentioned that at times I found it strange the way boxing compels men who do not know each other to meet for...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  12. ESPN's coverage of Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito II

    Kieran Mulvaney

    ESPN's coverage of Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito begins Saturday at 8 p.m. ET.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2011
  13. Pacquiao-Marquez III: Celebrating the trilogies (Marco Antonio Ba...

    Kieran Mulvaney

    An epic three-bout set between Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales featured toe-to-toe action and virtually even scoring, sprinkled with just the right amount of controversy.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  14. Arum: Marquez to make Pac's biggest PPV

    Kieran Mulvaney

    For much of his career, Juan Manuel Marquez was something of a forgotten man, waiting his turn in the shadows while his more celebrated compatriots Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales soaked up the plaudits and monopolized the main-event marquees....

    Blog | November 07, 2011
  15. Floyd: Arum's fault for fight-launch failures

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- As often as Floyd Mayweather Jr. has taken on and beaten some big names in his career -- from Genaro Hernandez to Diego Corrales to Oscar De La Hoya -- critics have continued to point to the ones that got away: Kostya Tszyu, Antonio Marg...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  16. Tarver learning the ropes outside the ropes

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- Unquestionably, the single most shocking and electrifying moment I have witnessed ringside was at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on May 15, 2004. Antonio Tarver poleaxed Roy Jones Jr. with a thunderbolt of a left hand to send Superman&#03...

    Blog | May 06, 2011