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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. Canelo shows calm before the storm

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s opponents have a habit of insisting that they will be the first to blot his thus far perfect professional record, but all too often they sound as if they're trying to convince themselves as much as anyone who will listen. Th...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  5. Floyd Sr. preaching change in philosophy

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- After years of simmering turmoil that came to a boil with an emotional argument in front of HBO cameras in 2011, Floyd Mayweather Sr. and Jr. are -- for now at least -- reconciled, with Mayweather pere returning to his son's corner for t...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  6. Floyd downplays Guerrero's win vs. Berto

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- Robert Guerrero earned his shot at Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday partly because he is the mandatory challenger to Mayweather's welterweight belt, and partly because, after calling him out for what seemed like years on end, the former ...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  7. Is Canelo fight Cotto 2.0 for Trout?

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Austin Trout's arrival as A Fighter To Be Taken Seriously followed his impressive decision win over Miguel Cotto at Madison Square Garden last December. That earned him Saturday's Showtime-televised shot against Canelo Alvarez, and the fact that he i...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  8. '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
  9. 5 things from Mayweather-Cotto

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- Five things we learned from Saturday's Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Miguel Cotto card at the MGM Grand: 1. There's good, there's very good, and there's great With every fight, Mayweather is moving up the all-time list. For years, one knock...

    Blog | May 06, 2012
  10. A brief history of MGM and Money May

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Saturday's challenge of junior middleweight champ Miguel Cotto will be Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s sixth successive fight at the MGM Grand and his ninth overall. Here's one man's take on Mayweather's five most memorable appearances at what has become boxi...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  11. Mayweather, Cotto calm and respectful

    Kieran Mulvaney

    When Miguel Cotto and Floyd Mayweather Jr. face off in the ring at the MGM Grand on Saturday night, it will be several years after a meeting between the two men was first mooted. According to Cotto, however, one person who wasn't entertaining the pos...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  12. Following Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- It wasn't the first time a crowd had gathered in the MGM Grand to welcome Floyd Mayweather Jr. during fight week, and it likely won't be the last. Tuesday's throng wasn't nearly as large a gathering as the one that greeted him and Ric...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Cotto forces Mayorga to quit in 12th

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- Ricardo Mayorga, true to form, was going nuts. He stood in the corner of the ring, pointed to the canvas just in front of him and yelled at Miguel Cotto to stand on that spot and trade punches. Cotto paused, bided his time, then moved i...

    Blog | March 13, 2011