BOB ARUM RUMORS & GOSSIP

De La Hoya Says Fans Need Top Rank v Golden Boy War to End

Oscar De La Hoya is fresh out of rehab and the time away must’ve finally opened him up to working with rival Bob Arum and Top Rank promotions. Here’s what De La Hoya had to say about opening up a bridge for fighters to cross promotions: “All the animosity, all the bad words that have been going back and forth, there’s no need for it. Boxing is a sport that I dearly love and...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Co-Founder Campbell McLaren Talks About Combate Americas

UFC co-founder Campbell McLaren talked with me about his new reality TV show Combate Americas on mun2. We talked about where the idea for Combate Americas came from, salsa, octagon girls, Bob Arum, the involvement of Daddy Yankee and Royce Gracie on his show, and why his show sticks out from other MMA reality shows. […]
Via Fight Geeks
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Arum says Floyd Mayweather has been ‘absolutely disgraceful’ to Amir Khan

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum on Wednesday told The Telegraph Sport that Floyd Mayweather has been “absolutely disgraceful” to Amir Khan. Numerous media outlets have reported that Khan (28-3, 19 KOs) will scrap Mayweather (45-0, 26 KOs) on May 3. Khan was once tentatively slated to face IBF welterweight titlist Devon Alexander in December at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn. However...
Via Sports by Colin
8 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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Arum compares Floyd Mayweather to Hitler

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum and pound-for-pound boxing great Floyd Mayweather have been at odds with each other for years now and have gone back and forth in a war of words with each other through the media for much of that time.                                                                                      ...
Via Fight Hub TV
23 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley vs. Pacquiao 2 Confirmed for 4/12

NEW YORK (January 26, 2014) – Bob Arum and Todd duBoef, CEO and President of Top Rank, respectively, and Michael Koncz of MP Promotions are pleased to announce that an agreement was reached today for undefeated two-division world champion TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY to defend his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title against Fighter of the Decade Congressman...
Via BadCulture
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Says Pacquaio Wants Him to Solve His Money Problems

This is partially true, a fight with Mayweather would help Pacquiao get out of his tax debt quicker than Pacquiao fighting Tim Bradley. Mayweather once again says no fight will happen until Bob Arum is out of the picture.  Here are the quotes via Fight Hype. “So this guy’s got all these problems and he wants Floyd Mayweather to solve them for him, huh? He’s got 68 million...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 07, 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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