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Floyd Mayweather (R) throws a right at the head of Miguel Cotto during their WBA super welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 5, 2012. Mayweather won the WBA super welterweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision. (credit: JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Keidel: Mayweather Keeps Cotto From Lotto

Turns out I could have saved you sixty bucks – seventy if you watched in HD. But then you would have missed an exquisite bout that belied the normally mundane yet masterful offerings from Floyd Mayweather, Jr., who came to bang against a naturally larger man.

05/07/2012

US boxer Floyd Mayweather (L) and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico face off during a press conference at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on March 1, 2012. Mayweather and Cotto will meet in a WBA Super Welterweight World Championship fight on May 5 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  (credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather’s Mouth Vs. Cotto’s Modesty

Lost in the blinding kaleidoscope of recent New York sports is the fact that a big bout is taking place tomorrow night in Las Vegas. And while boxing has been relegated to the back alleys of the sports pages, there are several compelling themes to this fight.

05/04/2012

Jeremy Lin (credit: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images), Floyd Mayweather (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather: ‘I Stand By’ Controversial Tweets On Lin, Race

“Do I regret what I said? Absolutely not,” Mayweather said Tuesday. “I stand by what I said, and I meant what I said.”

WFAN–02/29/2012

Dana White (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images), Floyd Mayweather Jr. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images), Jeremy Lin (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

WATCH: UFC Prez Calls Mayweather ‘Racist’ For Comments On Lin

Unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. isn’t a fan of Linsanity. UFC president Dana White? He’s not too keen on Mayweather.

WFAN–02/23/2012

Jeremy Lin (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images), LeBron James (credit: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bring On LeBron! Lin, Knicks Ready For Marquee Matchup In Miami

The hottest team versus the hottest story. Linsanity is on its way to Miami.

WFAN–02/23/2012

Jeremy Lin, fan with "Linsanity" (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

From NYC To Asia, Jeremy Lin Mania Not Slowing Down

Bigger than Shaq? Larger than LeBron? The Knicks as NBA champions? Nothing seems too Lin-possible now.

WFAN–02/16/2012

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images), Jeremy Lin (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Mayweather Slams ‘Linsanity’ On Twitter, Says Hype Due To Race

“Jeremy Lin is a good player but all the hype is because he’s Asian,” boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. tweeted Monday. “Black players do what he does every night and don’t get the same praise.”

WFAN–02/14/2012

(credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Paige One: Dumbfounded By Las Vegas, Mayweather-Ortiz

The Mayweather-Ortiz fight left Tony Paige shaking his head — as did a few of the sights and sounds of Las Vegas.

WFAN–09/22/2011

Floyd Mayweather Jr. slams a right to the head of Victor Ortiz in the 4th round, ending the fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (credit: JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: The Month Of Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is just rude, crude, and, if he doesn’t fight Manny Pacquiao, a coward.

WFAN–09/19/2011

David Tyree (credit: NationForMarriage/YouTube.com)

Keidel: David Tyree Learns The Cost Of Free Speech

Athletes often lament that we in the media focus on the negative. There is truth to that, but it would be easier to resist the leap to Page Six if their colleagues didn’t oblige so often. Enter David Tyree, who has the city in a tizzy after his assertions about gay marriage.

WFAN–06/17/2011

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