Category: Bob Arum

Bob Arum Says Floyd Mayweather Jr Turned Down a $100 Million Offer to Fight Manny Pacquiao

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao have gone 36 hotly contested rounds. Even after three fights, there is still controversy and debate that has raged on as to who actually won the fights. Pacquiao holds the edge in the record books. He is 2-0-1 against Marquez in his career but ...

Bob Arum: “In all the years that I have been in boxing I’ve never seen a more ridiculous decision”

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Bob Arum and people all around boxing have summed up what happened Saturday night between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley perfectly already. It was an absolute travesty. It was an injustice to the sport, to the fighters and to all of the fans that spent money on the fight. For ...

Pacquiao vs Bradley: Expect Bob Arum’s Best Poker Face Saturday Night

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Bob Arum will be in a very unique position when Saturday night rolls around. Arum is well known as the outspoken promoter for Manny Pacquiao. However, Arum also promotes Pacquiao’s opponent Saturday night, Timothy Bradley. While many people continue to wait for the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather fight that may or ...

Bob Arum: “Mayweather is from the school of propaganda that Joseph Goebbels, who was Hitler’s publicist, adopted”

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

On Saturday night Floyd Mayweather Jr. got into the ring against Miguel Cotto and despite being hit more than I can remember and pushed harder than he has been recently, Mayweather kept his unblemished record intact with a unanimous decision. Every time Mayweather fights and wins, the questions about fighting ...

Manny Pacquiao’s Promoter Bob Arum Says Juan Manuel Marquez Is a Tougher Opponent for Manny Pacquiao Than Floyd Mayweather

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Just about a week ahead of Manny Pacquiao’s third fight with Juan Manuel Marquez, Floyd Mayweather has broken his silence and has intimated that he may be willing to fight Manny Pacquiao. Who knows what Mayweather’s motivation is this time? The two sides have squabbled over a number of issues ...

The World Will Have to Wait Again For Floyd Mayweather Vs. Manny Pacquiao

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Is anybody else out there as sick as I am with the ongoing negotiations between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr? They’re not going to fight, then they’re going to fight, then they’re not going to fight again. Can’t this fight just happen already? Everybody in the boxing world wants ...

Bob Arum Thinks Two Pay-Per-Views on the Same Night is Terrible for Boxing

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Murderer! Bob Arum killed not only the fight of the decade, but probably the fight of my young lifetime. Manny Pacquiao was to step into the ring at the MGM Grand to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. on March 13th. Arum, who promotes Pacquiao, had a deal in place with Mayweather’s ...

Manny Pacquiao’s Pee is Just Not Good Enough for the Mayweather Camp

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

The fight that everyone around the world wants to see is Manny Pacquiao against Floyd Mayweather Jr. They are both in the prime of their careers and they are considered to be the two best pound-for-pound fighters in the world. The fight was agreed to and it was tentatively scheduled ...

Shane Mosley Might be the Odd Man Out

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

The drama of match making in the welterweight and junior welterweight division between boxing’s biggest draws might leave Shane Mosley, the welterweight champion, out in the cold with no one to fight. He’s been calling out Manny Pacquiao for two months now, and Mosley’s tactic of trying to secure a ...