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Articles tagged: Bob Arum

Boxing Promoter Bob Arum Ripped in UFC on FOX Promo Video

Two years ago, boxing promoter Bob Arum ripped MMA during an interview with Ariel Helwani. “MMA is garbage. It is not a sport that shows great talent,” Arum said. “Guys rolling around like homosexuals on the ground. UFC are a bunch of skinhead white guys, watching people in the ring, who also look like skinhead…Read More

Arum: Floyd Mayweather’s Legal Issues Could Prevent Manny Pacquiao Fight

It’s not just Floyd Mayweather Jr. who appears to be avoiding a potential super fight with Manny Pacquiao — promoter Bob Arum isn’t giving many positive signs either. In an interview with Radio Rahim of Max Boxing, Arum expressed reservations about a potential Pacquiao-Mayweather fight. “It depends largely on something that’s out of everybody’s control…Read More

Nonito Donaire Leaves Bob Arum’s Top Rank for Golden Boy Promotions

A shock was sent through the business side of boxing Wednesday when it was announced that Nonito Donaire would be leaving promoter Bob Arum’s Top Rank for Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions. This is just the latest twist in an ongoing saga between the rival promotional groups, and there is little doubt it…Read More

Bob Arum Plays Race Card in Defense of Antonio Margarito, Is Totally Wrong

Just as Top Rank promoter Bob Arum was incensed at the year-long suspension of his fighter, Antonio Margarito, by the California State Athletic Commission, I’m incensed at Arum’s comments in defense of Margarito. In the same breath where he exclaimed “This is America” as if to say “We don’t punish famous/rich people here!” Arum let…Read More

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