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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Roach not putting Pacquiao out to pasture

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Manny Pacquiao's promoter, Bob Arum, told reporters on Monday that his fighter's boxing career had a firm end date: 2013, assuming Pacquiao runs for, and wins, election as governor of Sarangani Province in the Philippines. Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  4. Blog 44

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Friday, 1:50 p.m. ET -- Oscar on Hatton "There are some great possibilities for Ricky Hatton if he wins on Saturday night," said Hatton promoter Oscar De La Hoya to a throng of reporters in the media room. "There are lots of possibilities we have ta...

    Blog | Conversation | May 01, 2009
  5. Blog 42

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Friday, 1:35 p.m. ET -- Oscar the promoter Oscar De La Hoya has spent a fair bit of time in and around the media room the past couple of days. He still looks in fighting shape and frankly also seems as if a weight has been lifted from his shoulders ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 01, 2009
  6. Blog 20

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Wednesday, 4:17 p.m. ET -- Oscar the funny man Oscar De La Hoya, introducing Ricky Hatton, marveled at the fact that 60,000 people pack arenas to watch "The Hitman" fight. He looked at his former promoter, Bob Arum. "I think we did 45,000 for on...

    Blog | Conversation | April 29, 2009
  7. Blog 17

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Wednesday, 3:55 p.m. ET -- Oscar Oscar De La Hoya is on the dais. This is his first news conference as a promoter and an ex-fighter. "I never imagined I'd again have the opportunity to introduce the man on my left," Bob Arum said, chuckling, "alth...

    Blog | Conversation | April 29, 2009
  8. Blog 15

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Wednesday, 8:05 p.m. ET -- Warren has a dig Before Bernard Hopkins got up to speak, Joe Calzaghe's promoter, Frank Warren, took the opportunity to take a shot at the Executioner. "On the night, most of the support in the arena is going to be, again...

    Blog | Conversation | April 16, 2008
  9. The city that never stops

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Thursday, 3 p.m. ET -- A few words with Arum He's biased, of course, but count promoter Bob Arum among those expecting fireworks Saturday night. "This can't help but be a really good fight," he said. "Both guys are in superb condition. I'm very con...

    Blog | Conversation | March 13, 2008