42 Search Results for bob arum

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...

Sep 24, 2012 10:55 am

Dana White Hopes Boxing Does Great, But Blasts Bob Arum | UFC NEWS

“I’m happy for them. Whenever boxing does good things and they pull killer pay-per-view (numbers), I’m always watching to see what they do on pay-per-view. And I’m not like those (expletives), they did this much, I’m happy for them. I want to see combat sports do better. I want to see boxing pull bigger numbers....

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...

Oct 9, 2015 6:54 am

BOXING BEAT: Pacquiao’s Promoter Shuts Down Mayweather Rematch Talk

On Thursday a report came out stating that Manny Pacquiao said he was in talks with Floyd Mayweather Jr. about doing a rematch. Of course that spread like wildfire and had everyone wondering if the impossible could actually happen again and these two would step back in the ring together. However, a few things to...

Sep 19, 2015 12:42 am

Promoter: ‘Mayweather’s Drug Test Smells Fishy’

Top Rank Promotion’s Bob Arum seems to always have something to say about Floyd Mayweather Jr. Manny Pacquiao’s promotor, Arum, recently gave an interview and is calling into question some of Mayweather’s recent drug test results. Arum, via Fight Hub, said that the IV situation is a concern, but he has an even bigger concern,...

Sep 11, 2015 2:59 am

Promoter: ‘Manny Pacquiao Will Fight Amir Khan Next’

Longtime promoter of Manny Pacquiao, Bob Arum, said that his fighter is more than willing to accept a fight with Amir Khan, who’s been vocal about this desire to fight the Filipino. According to Latin Post, Arum said that he can make that fight happen and he knows that Pacquiao will fight Khan, now it’s...

Sep 10, 2015 3:54 pm

Manny Pacquiao Slams Mayweather Over ‘Banned IV’ Report

  By now you’ve probably heard about the report, stating that Floyd Mayweather Jr. used a banned IV the day before the Manny Pacquiao fight and all the other weird details regarding USADA. If not, check it out HERE. Mayweather had since responded, along with USADA who claim the report is mostly false. Now, it’s...

Sep 3, 2015 6:27 am

Report: Manny Pacquiao Set To Retire From Boxing, Will Focus On Presidential Run

Is Manny Pacquiao’s boxing career coming to an end? It appears to be. According to Top Rank leader and longtime promoter Bob Arum, who talked to TMZ, the Filipino boxer is looking to retire from the sport in order to focus on a presidential run in his home country. Arum said that Manny’s main goal...

Jul 1, 2015 5:59 am

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Promoter Sueing Haymon

Looks like Mayweather vs. Pacquiao is still going on, outside of the ring. According to a lawsuit obtained by TMZ Sports, Manny Pacquiao’s manager Bob Arum is attempting to sue Floyd Mayweather’s promoter. Arum claims that Al Haymon is “rigging the boxing industry” by “illegally blocking fights, blocking venues and freezing out other promoters.” The story...

May 14, 2015 11:00 am

White Defends Tom Brady, Talks May-Pac Refunds, And More

Dana White is never one to hold back what he has to say about a hot-button topic, and his opinions on Bob Arum, Tom Brady and “May-Pac” are no different! Watch him sound off on these topics on a recent edition of “Off the Record”! Nick Diaz Balance and Dexterity Training in Venice Beach —...

May 12, 2015 1:34 pm

The Official PPV Numbers Are in For “May/Pac” and They’re Ridiculous

The projections are predictions are done; Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have broken pay-per-view buy-rate records with their “fight of the decade” earlier this month. 4.4 million pay-per-view telecasts were purchased in the United States of America alone which generated over $400 million, ESPN‘s Dan Rafael reports. Manny Pacquiao’s promoter, Bob Arum, chimed in and...

Apr 29, 2015 9:06 am

Pac-Man Drops $3-$4 Million on 900 Tickets for His Posse

When you have a fight as big as Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao’s, it’s going to be difficult to get tickets. As a matter of fact, tickets sold out in less than a minute and that’s with the prices at $10,000 for a ringside ticket! With the type of payday Pacquiao will be receiving, however,...

Apr 22, 2015 12:54 pm

Contracts Are Signed, Pacquiao/Mayweather Official!

It’s officially official… again: Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather are set to shatter pay-per-view revenue records when they step into the ring on May 2nd to meet in the biggest boxing matchup of our generation. There was some doubt whether or not the bout would even happen in the first place. It was reported earlier...

Apr 22, 2015 12:30 pm

Mayweather/Pacquiao Contracts Have Still Not Been Signed

Earlier this week, we reported that tickets for the biggest pay-per-view of the year still has yet to release tickets for sale. Why? According to a recent report, contracts haven’t even been signed yet. ESPN reports that Bob Arum, Top Rank Promoter, stated that he is not signing the draft of the contract he received...

Mar 26, 2015 4:31 pm

Report: Mayweather To earn $180 Million For Pacquiao Fight

  Floyd “Money” Mayweather is setting the new standard when it comes to income earned in a single night. Originally, the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight was estimated to garner Mayweather an astonishing $120 Million, but that number proved to be conservative., and even Manny’s getting more. The New York Post has it: The first ticket...