BOB ARUM RUMORS & GOSSIP

Morales: Mikey Garcia ready to lose ring rust and win again

Mikey Garcia of Oxnard was well known to anyone who followed boxing. Then he had a contract dispute with promoter Bob Arum and hasn't fought for 2 1/2 years. That's how fighters become forgotten.But Garcia, still just 28, was really good while winning world titles in two weight classes and going
Via LA Daily News
1 day ago

Bob Arum booked Mandalay Bay on Oct. 15 for Manny Pacquiao

There have been a lot of questions lately about whether or not Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring. His promoter says he does not know the answer to that question, but he has taken steps to ensure he is prepared in case Pac Man does want to fight again. Yahoo’s Kevin Iole reports that Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum has reserved the Mandalay Bay on Oct. 15 for a potential Pacquiao...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao-Adrien Broner fight set for October?

There has been a lot of chatter this week about a Manny Pacquiao-Adrien Broner fight set for October, but the fight either is or isn’t happening depending on whom you ask. Word of a Pacquiao-Broner clash first emerged on Thursday, when Golden Boy Promotions VP Eric Gomez was talking with Boxing Scene about fights he wanted to set up for Canelo Alvarez. Gomez said Golden Boy was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Arum: Mayweather can have Pacquiao rematch in Philippines

Floyd Mayweather Jr. seems focused on striking a deal to fight MMA superstar Conor McGregor, so the speculation about a potential rematch between the undefeated boxing champion and Manny Pacquiao has cooled considerably. If some recent comments made by Pacquiao’s promoter are any indication, Pacquiao-Mayweather 2.0 isn’t happening. In an interview with BoxingScene.com, Bob Arum...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley pay-per-view numbers are ‘terrible’

The pay-per-view numbers for the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight that you probably forgot even happened have been disappointing, unsurprisingly. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said Tuesday that the numbers for the fight were “terrible.” According to ESPN’s Dan Rafael, Arum estimated the number of buys to be between 400,000-500,000, though some are not even confident it will...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

EXCLUSIVE: Bob Arum Confirms Garcia’s Release From Top Rank

During the Pacquiao Bradley Fight Week in Las Vegas, Top Rank Chief Bob Arum confirmed to the Morning Punch-In Show w/ RB & Jae podcast that Mikey Garcia has been released from Top Rank. “Other promoters made runs at him. And that screwed him up. and yeah he we didn’t offer him the Crawford fight because he wanted more money than Crawford and Crawford is the champion. That...
Via BadCulture
April 07, 2016  |  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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