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  1. Jean Pascal batters Lucian Bute to score a 'Super' win in Montrea...

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Former light heavyweight champ Jean Pascal battered Lucian Bute on Saturday at Montreal's Bell Centre, scoring a 'Super' win to claim supremacy -- for one night, anyway -- on Canada's boxing scene.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2014
  2. 2013 ESPN knockout of the year: Adonis Stevenson-Chad Dawson

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Chad Dawson might have underestimated Adonis Stevenson before they met in June, but there was no doubting the southpaw slugger when he stepped up to light heavyweight and crumpled Dawson with one devastating punch in the 2013 ESPN knockout of the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2013
  3. The day the famous Wyatt Earp infamously refereed a heavyweight t...

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Famed Old West lawman and OK Corral gunslinger Wyatt Earp once stumbled into the role of refereeing a heavyweight championship fight. He almost never lived it down.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2013
  4. Seth Mitchell looking to cause mayhem

    Kieran Mulvaney

    My late friend Bert Sugar would frequently opine, when asked about the dire state of the contemporary American heavyweight boxing scene, that "the best heavyweight in America today is Ray Lewis." He was not commenting specifically on the pugilistic a...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  5. David Haye's date with destiny arrives

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Time and again, the fight appeared close to happening. Time and again, it fell apart. As heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, challenger David Haye and the powers that be wrangled to get the fighters together in the ring, there were disputes ove...

    Blog | April 23, 2011
  6. For McBride, finally life after Tyson?

    Kieran Mulvaney

    It was not, to put it mildly, expected to be much of a contest. Kevin McBride could fight. He fought well enough as an amateur to make it to the Olympics in 1992, at 18 the youngest super heavyweight to do so. But his skills weren't exactly sil...

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  7. Pacquiao-Mayweather next for King-Arum?

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- On Sept. 15, 1978, after Muhammad Ali had defeated Leon Spinks at the New Orleans Superdome, Don King clambered into the ring to embrace the man who had just won the heavyweight championship for a record third time. There was only one p...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  8. Steward wary of Klitschko's latest foe

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Most observers look at heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko's April 30 defense against England's Dereck Chisora as little more than a formality. Klitschko's trainer, Emanuel Steward, insists he isn't one of them. "When this fi...

    Blog | January 12, 2011
  9. Blog 12

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. ET -- Moorer on Manny After the chaos and confusion of Manny Pacquiao's grand entrance Tuesday, I managed to grab a few moments with PacMan's assistant trainer, former light heavyweight and heavyweight champion Michael Moorer. ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 29, 2009
  10. Mulvaney: Paul Williams feared and avoided

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Paul Williams has been bouncing up and down the weight divisions to land the elusive big fight. But he's packed on the pounds for a shot at Winky Wright.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2009
  11. Blog 13

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Thursday, 11 a.m. ET -- Business men There's no doubting Oscar De La Hoya's drawing power. He has been far and away the most financially successful non-heavyweight fighter of all time. He has fought 18 times on pay-per-view bouts, which have generat...

    Blog | Conversation | May 01, 2008
  12. Calzaghe shines in first trip to Las Vegas

    Kieran Mulvaney

    No matter the opponent or the circumstance, Joe Calzaghe always seems to get the job done, just as he did against Bernard Hopkins in his first fight in Las Vegas Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2008
  13. Blog 42

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Saturday, 8:55 p.m. ET -- An item I missed Here's a story I missed from earlier in the week, unconnected to tonight's action, but worth a mention. Polly Lauder Tunney, widow of former heavyweight great Gene Tunney, died at home in Connecticut a we...

    Blog | Conversation | April 19, 2008
  14. Blog 12

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. ET -- Mini Byrd Just saw a guy who looked like Chris Byrd's skinny little brother. Byrd, a former heavyweight titlist, is now planning to campaign in the light heavyweight division, and it's quite a shock to see how much smalle...

    Blog | Conversation | April 16, 2008
  15. The lead-up to Jones-Trinidad

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Kieran Mulvaney takes you through the build up of Roy Jones-Felix Trinidad in New York City.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2008
  16. Trainer to the champions had unique view of Ali and other fighter...

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Ask Angelo Dundee to recall some of his shining moments and he'll share stories about training boxing greats like Carmen Basilio, Ray Leonard and George Foreman. His fondest memories, though, involve Muhammad Ali.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2007