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  1. Mikey Garcia gets the job done, but little more

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Mikey Garcia turned in a workmanlike performance in a win over Juan Carlos Burgos on Saturday in New York City. But given the hopes attached to the junior lightweight titleholder, even a wide decision doesn't necessarily cut it.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2014
  2. Maybe just the beginning for big-time boxing for Macau

    Kieran Mulvaney

    It's a long way from the Las Vegas Strip to Macau, but the Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios adventure might have been just the first step toward giving big-time boxing a new home abroad.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  3. Manny Pacquiao wins for himself and his people

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Manny Pacquiao made clear on Sunday in Macau that he's still a long way from finished, and more profoundly, he inspired his Filipino countrymen during one of their darkest hours.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2013
  4. Roach: Pacquiao will 'destroy' Rios

    Kieran Mulvaney

    MACAU -- Brandon Rios and his trainer, Robert Garcia, think that Manny Pacquiao is in decline. It's an assertion that brings a snort of derision from Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach. "When does he watch my guy? Does he see my guy train every day...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  5. Pacquiao hopes to lift countrymen

    Kieran Mulvaney

    MACAU -- While Manny Pacquiao's immediate focus is, of course, on this weekend's contest with Brandon Rios at the Venetian Macao, his thoughts are inevitably also with his countryman in the Philippines, who are still suffering from the ravages of Typ...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  6. Rios fit, says Pacquiao has slowed

    Kieran Mulvaney

    MACAU -- Alex Ariza may have made his most public mark on fight week so far with The Kick Heard 'Round the World, but for Team Brandon Rios, Ariza's biggest contribution came long before then, and the evidence of it was in the form of the light food ...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  7. Manny Pacquiao, Brandon Rios camps in physical altercation

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Tensions between the camps of Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios erupted into a physical altercation Wednesday morning at the Venetian Macao, site of Saturday night's clash between the fighters.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Rios says he'll be ready right on time

    Kieran Mulvaney

    MACAU, China -- "You know what the funniest thing about a fight card in Macau is?" "What?" "It's the little differences. Fight week in a casino in China is a lot like fight week in a casino in Las Vegas, but it's just a little ... different." "...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. ESPN's No. 7 superfight: Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV

    Kieran Mulvaney

    It's a boom time for boxing, with one of the sport's finest years in recent memory barely two-thirds finished and a handful of blockbusters still to come before the calendar flips again. With Floyd Mayweather Jr. defending his pound-for-pound cr...

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2013
  13. Five things from Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Five things we learned from Saturday's Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV card in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2012
  14. Counter intuitive: The finely honed craft of Juan Manuel Marquez

    Kieran Mulvaney

    How has Juan Manuel Marquez matched the great Manny Pacquiao in three classic thrillers? Simple: the art of the counterpunch.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2012
  15. 50 Cent set to make his boxing entrance

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- His relationship with Floyd Mayweather Jr., at the center of so many episodes of "24/7," may have cratered, and with it the ballyhooed TMT Promotions. But 50 Cent's interest in boxing remains fully intact, as do his promotional designs, ...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  16. Roach: Expect no Pacquiao-Marquez V

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- Not everybody is completely enamored with the idea of Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez meeting in the ring for a fourth time. Among them, it seems, is Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach. "I thought Manny won all three fights. I d...

    Blog | December 05, 2012