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BOB ARUM RUMORS & GOSSIP

Arum silent, but MGM hints at possible Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

  Promoter Bob Arum was uncharacteristically silent Tuesday, amid indications that the next few days will determine whether Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao share a ring together May 2. Arum repeatedly declined to comment about the possible megafight during an appearance at a media day for Chinese boxer Zou Shiming at trainer Freddie Roach's gym in Hollywood. ''I know nothing...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The curious case of James Kirkland and Ann Wolfe

If James Kirkland wants to earn the upset of the year against Canelo Alvarez, he needs to get down to Austin, Texas, to meet up with Ann Wolfe ASAP. The post The Curious Case Of James ‘The Mandingo Warrior’ Kirkland appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxing meme: Bob Arum “Yesterday I was lying, today I’m telling the truth”

Bob Arum is famous for many reasons. He's one of the most well known and successful boxing promoters in history. But for many people, he'll always be most famous for his most infamous quote. "Yesterday I was lying. Today I'm telling the truth." - Bob Arum So keep in mind, as you hear updates and reports about negotiations for Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, or anything else...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Arum: Manny Pacquiao agrees to Floyd Mayweather deal

Manny Pacquiao has agreed to terms for a May 2 fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr., according to Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum. On Tuesday, Arum told Yahoo Sports that Mayweather’s representatives have agreed to the deal and the only holdup is getting approval from Floyd himself. Pacquiao has reportedly agreed to a 60/40 split in favor...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 14, 2015  |  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
April 09, 2014  |  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
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