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  1. Bernard Hopkins, a boxing artist

    Kieran Mulvaney

    They say Father Time is the one opponent whom no fighter can defeat, but Bernard Hopkins is doing a good job of bloodying the old man's nose on his ongoing march toward ring immortality.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  2. Rival camps a study in contrasts

    Kieran Mulvaney

    MACAU -- Fight week allows observers only the briefest of glimpses, through slightly open windows, behind the curtain of boxers' camps. Sometimes, though, even those glimpses are enough to allow for a reasonable inference of conditions and contrasts ...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  3. 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
  4. Pacquiao-Marquez III: Celebrating the trilogies (Arturo Gatti-Mic...

    Kieran Mulvaney

    A solid but unspectacular boxer and a B-level fighter with uncommon heart staged arguably boxing's finest modern-day trilogy and forged a rare bond when Arturo Gatti and Micky Ward clashed in three consecutive bouts.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2011
  5. Ricardo Mayorga out-talks Miguel Cotto

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- "I love fighting," said Ricardo Mayorga, his sunglasses hiding the expression in his eyes but his mouth betraying the hint of a smile. "If I wasn't a boxer," he laughed, "I'd be a gangster." It is suggested that he enjoys more...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  6. When Manny met Freddie. When Freddie met Mickey

    Kieran Mulvaney

    The setting: Wild Card Gym in Hollywood. The characters: an actor in Mickey Rourke, a boxer in Manny Pacquiao and a trainer in Freddie Roach. Only in boxing, writes Kieran Mulvaney.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2010
  7. Nothing comes easy for James Kirkland

    Kieran Mulvaney

    James Kirkland is being pegged as one of boxing's most promising stars. It took lots of hard work and a little bit of luck to get there, as Kieran Mulvaney reveals.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2009
  8. Blog 16

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Wednesday, 7 p.m. ET -- Kicking back with the Cottos Different fighters find different ways to deal with the final few days before the fight. It is clear that Miguel Cotto is one boxer who tries to think about the upcoming bout as little as possible...

    Blog | Conversation | July 23, 2008
  9. Mayweather goes out on top of his game, but what could have been?...

    Kieran Mulvaney

    If Mayweather is really done, he's doing what most athletes claim they want to do -- he's going out of his own accord and on top of his game.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2008
  10. For some boxers, test results can reveal surprises

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Positive drug tests concerning boxers, and indeed other athletes, don't always involve steroids, Kieran Mulvaney writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2007
  11. The greatest fighter almost nobody knows

    Kieran Mulvaney

    For all his accomplishments, boxer Sam Langford was never granted a world title shot at any of the weights in which he fought. Why? Because he was both a very good fighter, and a black one, writes Kieran Mulvaney.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2007
  12. Ali at the Garden has familiar ring, but not on HBO

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Laila Ali may be the most famous female boxer in the world, but HBO won't be showing her fight Saturday night, Kieran Mulvaney writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2006
  13. Berbick bridged eras from Ali to Tyson

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Trevor Berbick was known more for the opponents faced than for the victories earned, Kieran Mulvaney writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2006
  14. Calderon a top fighter, but might fight harder to be seen

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Ivan "Iron Boy" Calderon is well respected as a boxer, but fighting at 105 pounds is a challenge when it comes to drawing spectators, Kieran Mulvaney writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2006
  15. Parental control works to a certain extent

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Parental control sometimes works in boxing. Here's a look at the best father-son corners.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2006
  16. Lacy, Corrales, common foe Joppy predict outcome

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Who wins the Jermain Taylor-Bernard Hopkins' rematch? Common foe William Joppy and champs Diego Corrales and Jeff Lacy have myriad opinions.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2005