BOB ARUM RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bob Arum Says Boycott Mayweather’s Fight, So He’ll Fight Pacquiao

Bob Arum has made millions of dollars, so who I am to tell him the best way to promote a potential fight between Pacquiao vs. Mayweather, but I am going to do it any way. In my humble opinion, this isn’t the right way to get someone to negotiate with you. “The Mayweather fight [against Maidana] is bad for the public, who are being talked to about spending good money on nonsense...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oscar De La Hoya takes shot at Bob Arum over bad undercard

Oscar De La Hoya may play dumb at times, but he knew exactly what he was doing when he sent this tweet on Saturday evening: Who's fighting? I just turned it on and they are saying top rank has good undercards. What do u think? — Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya) April 13, 2014 Oscar […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bob Arum furious with MGM over posters, says it’s Tecate-Corona issue

Watching Bob Arum handle his business is almost just like watching another episode of “Grumpier Old Men.” The boxing promoter is 82 years old and always seems to be complaining about something. His latest issue leading up to the Saturday fight between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley concerned the signage and posters around the MGM […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Arum Trash Talks Mayweather, Showtime, & the MGM

At yesterday’s Pacquiao vs Bradley 2 press conference Top Rank’s Bob Arum used his closing remarks to unload on Showtime, Golden Boy Boxing, and the MGM Grand. Here’s Arum’s statement verbatim: “I’m not gonna say it. I know that, yeah, fff — hell with it. I know that in the Venetian, they wouldn’t make a mistake like this. They knew what fight they were scheduled...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Arum Fires Shots At PacBradley Press Conference

LAS VEGAS, NV - Today’s final press conference may have been for Pacquiao vs. Bradley but Top Rank Chief Bob Arum stole the show. With everything being said that could possibly be said about this weekend’s anticipated rematch, Arum took the opportunity to get a few things off his chest with regards to the MGM accommodations, rival promoter Golden Boy Promotions, and the fighting...
Via BadCulture
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Promoter Bob Arum says Manny Pacquiao can’t ‘fight a stupid fight’ against Timothy Bradley

During Tuesday’s interview with the Telegraph Sport, promoter Bob Arum claimed Manny Pacquiao will only lose to Timothy Bradley if he “fights a stupid fight.” The 30-year-old Bradley (31-0-0-1, 12 KOs) is set to defend the WBO welterweight title versus the 35-year-old Pacquiao (55-5-2, 38 KOs) on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. “Look, Bradley’s best chance...
Via Sports by Colin
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Arum: “This Is A Very Competitive Fight”

LOS ANGELES, CA - Bob Arum has been a busy man this week. Along with promoting the rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley, a taped interview appeared during this week’s installment ESPN’s ‘Friday Night Fights’ broadcast. In what has now become par for the course, any mention of Manny Pacquiao ushered in mention of pound-for-pound champion Floyd Mayweather. During...
Via BadCulture
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Macau Preview: "Ring of Gold"

Bob Arum's shows in Macau seem to split opinion a lot more than they probably should. Some people feel that Arum's obsession with the Macau market is a detriment to his American based shows and a reflection on a promoter who is being run out of town by a younger fresher rival in the form of Golden Boy Promotions. Other people, like myself, feel that the move to Macau is a...
Via Ringnews24
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bob Arum on Pacquiao-Mayweather fight: It's stupid if it doesn't happen

Bob Arum is one of the biggest reasons why Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather never fought when the two were at the peak of their games and popularity, but the promoter’s tune has now changed regarding the superfight. The 82-year-old Top Rank promoter is two weeks removed from Pac-Man’s win over Brandon Rios in Macau, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

“Scumbag” Bob Arum boxing meme photo

If you've been following us on Facebook lately (and you are doing that, aren't you?) then you will have noticed we've really been having fun with the boxing memes over the past few weeks. Here's a look at one we just posted and created a few days ago. So take a look at "Scumbag" Bob Arum right here... We'll be posting more of these boxing memes on the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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