50 Search Results for bob arum

Oct 26, 2017 8:48 am

Bob Arum responds to Dana White’s comments about UFC promoting boxing

Earlier this week, on The Unnamed Podvideocast, UFC President Dana White admitted that he can potentially see the UFC promoting boxing matches in the future. “I could see bringing boxing under our umbrella and trying to see what we could do with that,” White said (h/t Sherdog.com). “I could see doing that.” Now, White’s comments have...

Aug 15, 2017 3:40 pm

Bob Arum: Conor McGregor Pushed Malignaggi Down and Can’t Fight for Sh-t

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather has been the focus of more debate and controversy than perhaps any of the most recent MMA fights from the UFC. It seems like every day, new people come out of the woodwork to put in their two cents. Legendary boxing promoter Bob Arum is here to provide some tough...

May 29, 2017 7:42 am

Bob Arum: Manny Pacquiao “is there” to fight McGregor if Mayweather isn’t

The biggest ongoing story in combat sports today surrounds a possible boxing mega fight between undefeated great Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor. At first, of course, this fight looked like a near impossibility. As the months have passed, however, red tape has been bushwhacked and roadblocks have been cleared, and the fight...

Apr 9, 2017 3:46 pm

VIDEO | Dana White goes off on Jeff Mayweather and Bob Arum

Dana White goes off on Jeff Mayweather and Bob Arum During last night’s UFC 210 post-fight press conference in Buffalo, New York UFC President Dana White discussed the proposed super-fight between UFC star Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. “You know he (Conor McGregor) is having a baby any day now. After Conor...

Mar 24, 2017 7:52 am

Bob Arum reveals obstacle in Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather negotiations

Boxing promoter Bob Arum has continued to be very vocal in regards to a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match. The Top Rank promoter initially believed that UFC President Dana White was simply using the rumors of a potential superfight to establish his control over McGregor given that McGregor is a UFC employee....

Feb 3, 2017 9:30 am

Bob Arum willing to step aside to let McGregor Pacquiao happen

While Conor McGregor has yet to have an official date or opponent for his boxing debut, numerous high profile boxers have been calling out the UFC superstar for a potential boxing match, most notably Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. While Mayweather offered McGregor $15 million to accept a boxing match, UFC President Dana White was...

Jan 17, 2017 11:12 am

Bob Arum explains why McGregor Mayweather talk is meaningless

To kick off 2017, talks of a potential Conor McGregor Floyd Mayweather boxing match quickly picked up steam as Mayweather offered the UFC superstar $15 million for a boxing match: “We tried to make the Conor McGregor fight,” Mayweather said. “They know what my number is. My number is a guaranteed $100 million. That was...

Jul 21, 2016 12:56 pm

Dana White fires back at “dirtbag” Bob Arum

In the wake of the UFC being sold for $4 billion, Top Rank Boxing CEO Bob Arum decided to take the opportunity to criticize the UFC and it’s fighters for a string of failed drug tests. Prior to the event, Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a potential USADA anti-doping violation, and after...

Jul 21, 2016 3:06 am

VIDEO | Boxing’s Bob Arum rips on the UFC and MMA

Bob Arum has been around the boxing world for a long time and it seems he still has an issue with everything mixed martial arts. The Top Rank CEO recently spoke with the media on current events including the UFC’s $4 billion sale and talks about the promotion buying off lobbyist to ensure that MMA...

Jun 1, 2016 2:36 am

VIDEO | Boxing promoter Bob Arum: ‘Conor McGregor couldn’t beat anybody in my gym’

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum thinks that just the idea of Floyd Mayweather fighting Conor McGregor in a boxing match is “lunacy.” “Here’s a guy who’s an experienced professional fighter, fighting a guy who’s had not one professional boxing match,” Arum told Fight Hub TV (transcribed by Bloody Elbow). “McGregor couldn’t beat anybody in my...

Nov 8, 2017 1:05 pm

Dana White sounds off on ‘Literally the biggest piece of s**t in all of sports’

Dana White is working his way to officially stepping into the business of boxing. The UFC President recently explained that he is looking to add boxing promotions in addition to doing the UFC mixed martial arts promotions. White is currently in the process of getting his boxing promoter’s license. Speaking recently with Jim Rome, White...

May 23, 2017 9:37 am

Daniel Cormier warns fighters against making the move to boxing

Throughout the course of 2017, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has continued to make headlines for his potential boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. While the fight is certainly not finalized, McGregor’s side of the deal has been negotiated and finalized. Now, with a fight hinging on whether or not Floyd Mayweather agrees to a deal,...

Apr 10, 2017 5:42 am

Jeff Mayweather responds to Dana White’s “piece of sh*t” comments

There is no bigger story in combat sports today than the story of a possible boxing match between undefeated great Floyd Mayweather and transcendent MMA star Conor McGregor. The latest bit of drama to unfold in this ongoing narrative occurred last week when Jeff Mayweather – Floyd’s Uncle – suggested that the UFC was attempting...

Apr 5, 2017 1:22 pm

Dana White explains obligation to finalize Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Throughout the course of 2017, fight fans have continued to anxiously await news regarding a potential showdown between UFC superstar Conor McGregor & undefeated Boxing icon Floyd Mayweather. While reports had begun to emerge that led fans to believe the chances of a fight happening were rather slim, the UFC champion recently stated during a...

Mar 30, 2017 12:32 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather selling ultra-rare Koenigsegg car

Undefeated boxing prizefighter Floyd Mayweather is reportedly selling his extremely rare Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita. The ultra-rare car is one of only two in the world, and is worth $6.7 million. You can see a video of the car above! This comes on the heels of UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping revealing that Mayweather was allegedly...

Mar 25, 2017 3:53 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor & Floyd Mayweather go at it as Rocky & Clubber Lang

Mayweather Calls Out McGregor McGregor and Mayweather's war of words may have finally gone too far. Posted by The Kicker on Friday, March 24, 2017 While talks of a potential Conor McGreogor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight have continued to heat up, fight fans have continuously received conflicting reports regarding the status of the potential bout....

Mar 25, 2017 3:41 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor shows off rare Lamborghini, unveils partnership with car company

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is certainly no stranger to lavishness. The UFC superstar frequently can be seen showing off his luxury purchases, most notably luxury supercars. In a new announcement, the Irish superstar showed off his new extremely rare Lamborghini Huracan Avio, the only one in Ireland, while announcing a new partnership with a...

Mar 24, 2017 11:15 am

Chael Sonnen reveals source for Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather confirmation

While conflicting reports have continued to emerge regarding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather scrap, one many has reportedly confirmed that a fight is indeed official. Chael Sonnen recently took to social media to announce that a fight between McGregor and Mayweather was indeed “on” leaving fight fans confused and skeptical as to where...

Mar 18, 2017 9:50 am

Conor McGregor gives major update on Floyd Mayweather fight

More from Conor McGregor Posted by Los Angeles Times Sports on Friday, March 17, 2017 Despite numerous conflicting reports regarding the status of a boxing match between UFC superstar Conor McGregor and undefeated prizefighter Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor has continued to remain elusive, remaining out of the public eye while managing to avoid any potential...

Jan 24, 2017 1:11 pm

Dana White shoots down Manny Pacquiao vs. Conor McGregor

If you have a draw in the sport of boxing, why wouldn’t you drop your name in the hat to be in the talks of a superfight with UFC superstar Conor McGregor? Manny Pacquiao is one of the latest boxing stars to say that he would fight McGregor if given the opportunity and chances are...

Jan 21, 2017 4:52 pm

Rafael dos Anjos weighs-in on potential McGregor Mayweather superfight

In early 2017, talks of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight picked up steam as Mayweather offered McGregor $15 million to accept the boxing match. While McGregor of course didn’t publicly fire back at Mayweather, UFC President Dana White was quick to make a counteroffer as he offered the undefeated prizefighter $25 million...

Jan 19, 2017 8:36 am

Floyd Mayweather takes shot at Conor McGregor’s earnings

While negotiations have begun between Floyd Mayweather and UFC President Dana White for a potential boxing superfight between Mayweather and UFC superstar Conor McGregor, there is still an extremely long road ahead before an agreement is reached. Mayweather started the year by offering McGregor $15 million for a boxing match, with the boxing icon leaving...

Jan 5, 2016 8:27 am

Manny Pacquiao: “I am retiring from boxing to concentrate on my political career”

Last week Bob Arum indicated that Manny Pacquiao may not retire from boxing after he completes his rubber-match with Timothy Bradley in April. “Pac Man” went on record to let his fans and the world know that once he’s done, he’s completely done. skysports grabs the quote. “I am retiring from boxing to concentrate on...

Dec 5, 2015 12:09 pm

Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao Farewell fight: Bradley, Khan, Crawford?

Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley had been asked all week if he and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao will compete in a “rubber match” that will more than likely conclude the first and only 8 division world champion’s historical career. Bradley gave no details about a potential match up and and allowed his wife and manager, Monica Bradley,...

Oct 25, 2015 1:49 pm

Report: Manny Pacquiao will return in 2016, then retire

All signs are pointing to Manny Pacquiao making his return to professional boxing in April of 2016 in what will be his last fight before he hangs up his gloves for good. “Pac-Man” has not competed in a boxing ring since his record-breaking fight with Floyd Mayweather in May 2015’s “fight of the century”. The...