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BOB ARUM RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bob Arum Says You Have to Negotiate With Mexicans in Special Way (Video)

Iconic boxing promoter, Bob Arum made a statement to TMZ, suggesting that there’s a special way to deal with Mexicans when organizing events. Personally, I don’t think what he said was disrespectful or wrong. I don’t think he’s generalizing a group of people, I just think he’s expressing his educated opinion, after doing business with people of all races for many years...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Arum Blames Pacquiao Low PPV Numbers on Bradley Not Being Hispanic

The Rios fight did 450k PPV buys and the Bradley fight did between 750-800k PPV buys. Those are disappointing numbers for Pacquiao and Bob Arum acknowledges that. He blamed the low Rios number on it being in China and therefore it not getting  a lot of American press, but he had a different reason for the low Pacquaio vs. Bradley II numbers. That is a significant decline from what...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 10, 2014  |  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
April 10, 2014  |  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

“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

The Rabbit Punch: Bob Arum Renews Contract With Satan

Top Rank founder and CEO Bob Arum announced today that he has signed an extension of his contract with Satan, the Prince of Darkness, through 2015, with a mutual option for 2016. Under the terms of the deal, the devil will continue to ensure that Top Rank retains its privileged position at the forefront of boxing promoters. Satan will guarantee television and pay-per-view dates...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Promoter Arum calls for investigation

Promoter Bob Arum on Sunday called for an investigation into the controversial split-decision verdict that saw Timothy Bradley deal superstar Manny Pacquiao his first defeat since 2005. Arum said there would be no rematch between the fighters unless Nevada attorney general Catherine Cortez Masto launched a probe into the scoring of Saturday night's WBO welterweight title fight...
Via Fox Sports
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss
WAITING GAME

Arum: No Floyd-Pacman until 2013

Any fight fans hoping to see Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao this year will have to wait, promoter Bob Arum says.

Via The Juicy Online
April 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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