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  1. Mayweather has surprising ally in corner

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- Oscar De La Hoya questions the quality of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s opposition. Mayweather retorts by referring to De La Hoya's confessed drug and alcohol abuse and the infamous pictures of the Golden Boy in fishnets and heels -- ...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  2. Katsidis, Khan waiting in the wings

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- Prefight news conferences in the Mandalay Bay normally take place in the bowels of the property, in the windowless media room in a corner of the arena. This time around, Golden Boy brought the final conference for Saturday's Juan M...

    Blog | July 30, 2010
  3. Quotes, Part 2

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Oscar De La Hoya, president of Golden Boy Promotions, which represents Shane Mosley: "I fought both guys. I lost to both guys. I already know what's gonna happen: There's going to be a KO." Mosley trainer Nazim Richardson: "You have champi...

    Blog | March 03, 2010
  4. Boxing's Super Bowl?

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Richard Schaeffer of Golden Boy Promotions insists the Shane Mosley-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight will do 3 million buys. It won't, of course, not least because Mosley and Mayweather have essentially the same fan base. But it should do about half t...

    Blog | March 03, 2010
  5. Blog 62

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Saturday, 7:20 p.m. ET -- Money is back The worst-kept secret in boxing became official today when Golden Boy hosted a news conference and brunch to announce that Floyd "Money" Mayweather will return from his brief "retirement" to take on Juan Manue...

    Blog | Conversation | May 02, 2009
  6. Boxing fans will miss De La Hoya when he's gone

    Kieran Mulvaney

    ... two to go. Oscar De La Hoya continued his march toward a rematch with Floyd Mayweather and, ultimately, a last-hoorah fight in December, by outboxing Steve Forbes on Saturday. But is boxing ready to let go of the Golden Boy?

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2008
  7. Blog 28

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Saturday, 10:20 a.m. ET -- De La Hoya's future Oscar De La Hoya has stated unequivocally that this is his final year as a professional fighter. Of course, the Golden Boy has a habit of making categorical statements before ("I want to retire at the...

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2008
  8. Blog 14

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Thursday, 11:20 a.m. ET -- The original Golden Boy Oscar De La Hoya is the Golden Boy, but he isn't the first to carry the moniker. Before him, there was Art Aragon, a lightweight who fought primarily in Los Angeles during the 1930s and 1940s, wor...

    Blog | Conversation | May 01, 2008
  9. Blog 9

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Wednesday, 7:35 p.m. ET -- Hopkins praises De La Hoya Bernard Hopkins, president of Golden Boy Promotions East, had some strong compliments for his business partner at the press conference on Wednesday: "It's going to be very, very detoxing for a l...

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2008
  10. Blog 17

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Wednesday, 9:20 p.m. ET -- Eh, what's the difference? Lots of efforts from Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy to beat the drum for the whole UK-USA rivalry aspect of Saturday's fight. "It is England versus the US," he said. "It's a rematch of Floyd Ma...

    Blog | Conversation | April 16, 2008
  11. 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
  12. Ishe Smith is where he hoped to be

    Kieran Mulvaney

    On a personal level, fight week is a milestone of sorts because it marks 10 years since I was first credentialed for a fight. That fight was the rematch between Oscar De La Hoya and Shane Mosley, and a few weeks before the bout, I was in Big Bear, Ca...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  13. Floyd Mayweathers Greatest Hits

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. is going for the 45th victory of his professional career, and on his way to the top, he's beating some pretty tough opponents.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2013
  14. Mayweather: 'I'll be totally different'

    Kieran Mulvaney

    It has become the big Tuesday-of-fight-week tradition at the MGM Grand: The fighters make staged entrances to the casino and then, after talking with fans, they slip into a back room to sit down for a half hour or so with members of the media. Few...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  15. Marotta's dream for Nevada HOF takes form

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- Sin City is best known, in boxing terms, for its mega-events -- the high-stakes clashes that today headline Saturday nights at the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay and formerly brought regular doses of sanctioned violence to the likes of Caesa...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  16. Fighters stay calm as fathers create chaos

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- It was not exactly shaping up to be the most electrifying media conference of all time. Sponsors, promoters and broadcasters all took their turn at the podium, and the assembled media fidgeted and tweeted and waited for something interes...

    Blog | May 02, 2013