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BOB ARUM RUMORS & GOSSIP

Grading boxing’s top promoters – The 2015 Promoter Evaluation

Boxing promoters, as their job title might suggest, are always trying to sell us things. Fights, events, future stars; you name it and the chances are they’ll either big it up or talk it down depending on their association with it. As such, it’s difficult to trust the validity of a promoter’s word. Bob Arum once said, “Yesterday I was lying. Today I’m telling the truth...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Arum: Pacquiao would agree to rematch with Mayweather

  If boxing fans want a rematch between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, then they might get their wish.   Mayweather texted ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith on Tuesday that he’d be down for another 12 rounds, and it turns out Pacquiao’s camp shares the same sentiments. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN.com’s Dan Rafael on Tuesday that he believes the two sides...
Via NESN.com
May 06, 2015  |  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
February 17, 2015  |  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

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

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
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