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The bombastic CEO of Top Rank, Bob Arum, claims that Manny Pacquiao and incarcerated domestic abuser “Pretty Boy” Floyd Mayweather Jr. will battle each other twice in 2013. Incompetent judges allowed “Desert Storm” Timothy Bradley, a likable man who showed … Continue reading →
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Manny Pacquiao has reportedly told promoter Bob Arum to arrange the fight everyone has been clamoring for: a bout with Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
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...
Nonito Donaire and his team, including trainer Robert Garcia and promoter Bob Arum, recently held a conference call to discuss the upcoming fight against Jeffrey Mathebula, as well as other issues, including Donaire's stance on year-round drug testing, and more. Take a look at what Nonito had to say below.
ROBERT GARCIA: We’ll have a great fight on July 7. Mathebula is...
Manny Pacquiao is scheduled to fight again on November 10 and his promoter reportedly is considering three opponents.
According to the LA Times, promoter Bob Arum is considering a rematch with Timothy Bradley, a fourth fight with Juan Manuel Marquez, or a second fight with Miguel Cotto. The opponent reportedly will be selected in July.
We already knew that a fight against either...
You want fights in the works? We got fights in the works. Quick Jabs, not so much. It was a light week for boxing news developments to comment upon in that regular column, so here's a mini-Quick Jabs before we get to what you came for:
Ratings, gate for Antonio Tarver-Lateef Kayode. This thing goes to show how totally random, and sometimes seemingly unreelated, are vs...
The device is shaped like a piece of Bazooka bubble gum. It weighs in at 0.28 ounces (7.9 grams) and belongs to HBO, the heavyweight among boxing broadcasters.
This technology, called PunchForce, is designed to measure the speed and force of a boxer's punches and transmit that information instantaneously to viewers of HBO broadcasts. But its real potential is far broader --...