Found January 12, 2012 on Terez Owens: Yardbarker Blogger Network
Time to pay the piper T... Bob Arum is offering to promote a Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight, under normal promotional terms — The hitch is he also wants a share of Mayweather’s money — My guess is he knows this is a non-negotiable for Team Money.  “Right now there’s no development. Obviously we’re waiting to hear from the Mayweather people. But we’re prepared to do the fight in May. … It will be late in May. But the problem remains the same in that no one from Mayweather’s side would guarantee his purse. “I can only guarantee Manny’s purse, but if Floyd wants to make a deal with me then I’m open to that. I can guarantee his purse but I then I will have a share in his revenue.” said Arum — This fight is looking less and less likely to happen by the day. -TO Mayweather and 50 Cent Flash the Greens Floyd Mayweather Purchases New Ride

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Question To Bob Arum: Where Is The Extra 30 Million Coming From?

First off, before I get started, I am by no means claiming to be an economist, financial advisor, or business manager, but I am finding something very hard to understand here. Promoter Bob Arum has said, that in order to maximize the revenue for the highly anticipated “Mega Fight” between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, he proposes that a temporary forty five thousand seat...

Pacquiao’s Camp to Mayweather’s Challenge, Can We Fight on June 9th When You Are in Jail?

The only thing I have heard from Pacquiao is that he wants the fight. But Pacquiao’s camp is coming up with a million and one excuses to make sure the fight never happens.  The latest is for the fight to maximize revenues a brand new outdoor arena has to be built but that can’t be done until late May or early June. Here is the latest BS from Bob Arum and the crew. Mayweather...

Pacquiao And Mayweather More Receptive To May Fight Than Arum

Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, Jr., and Bob Arum are standing on the edge of a cliff attached to a giant golden parachute, but it won’t be deployed unless all three jump at the same time. Recent reports indicate that the fighters are ready, willing, and able to make a May 5th appearance at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, but Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum is hesitant to pull the...

Report: Manny Pacquiao Responds to Floyd Mayweather's Twitter Challenge, Asks for Later Date

Manny Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum responded to Floyd Mayweather's challenge, saying a fight was possible but not on the May 5 date Mayweather proposed. Mayweather on Tuesday tweeted a challenge to Pacquiao to "give the world what they want to see." Mayweather reportedly has booked the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for May 5. Arum responded that May 5 does not work for...


The Klitschkos are promoting their new documentary, while contender after contender is exposed / eliminated.  These men should time their exits wisely.  Fight Chisora, Helenius, Povetkin, and then walk away.  Let Thompson, Chambers, Arreola, and Fury fight it out once they’re gone.  They are not saviors, but they are good fighters, and all speak English.  We’ll do alright...
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