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Bob Arum Expects Fury/Wilder Trilogy Fight To Take Place In October

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Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder are still on track to rubber stamp their rivalry this year as Bob Arum expects the trilogy fight to take place in October.  Wilder exercised his contractual right to a rematch after losing his title to Fury following a seventh-round stoppage back in February. However, as expected, Bob Arum, Fury’s co-promoter with Frank Warren, told …

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Bob Arum Brands Anthony Joshua’s Chin ‘Suspect’, Gives Joseph Parker Shot At Causing The Upset

Last month, as part of their campaign for a unification bout with IBF and WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, WBO titlist Joseph Parker and his team hosted a truly bizarre press conference in Auckland during which they attempted to cast aspersions upon AJ’s chin. They had promised “rare footage” of Joshua being “dropped repeatedly by little known opponents” but what …

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Michael Conlan Reveals His Massive Plans For 2018

Since turning professional earlier this year there has been no looking back for Michael Conlan. The Belfast native made a memorable debut in Madison Square Garden on St. Patrick’s Day with a stoppage victory and has since gone on to amass a 5-0 record. Conlan is showing absolutely no intentions of slowing down his rise up the ladder in the …

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Watch: Manny Pacquiao Promoter Bob Arum’s Latest Interview Should Spell The End Of McGregor Rumours

Manny Pacquiao sent speculation over a boxing match between himself and Conor McGregor taking place in Spring 2018 into overdrive this week with a suggestion that the fighters’ representatives were in negotiations to make it happen.  In the days which followed, the rumour mill began churning heavily. Was this fight really going to take place? Well, UFC boss Dana White …

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Promoter Insists Manny Pacquiao Vs Amir Khan Will Not Be Happening

LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 05: Manny Pacquiao stands in the croner during his WBO welterweight championship fight against Jessie Vargas at the Thomas & Mack Center on November 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The eagerly anticipated super fight between WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and former unified light-welterweight champion Amir Khan will not be happening, according to promoter Bob Arum. Last week a match between the two was announced to reportedly take place in the United Arab Emirates on April 23. This followed a Twitter poll carried out by Pacquiao, which asked the fans …

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Watch: Legendary Boxing Promotor Calls ‘BS’ On Any Mayweather-McGregor Superfight

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In the latest installment of the ‘will-they-wont-they’ story that is a potential superfight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather, legendary boxing promoter Bob Arum and once again rubbished any such notions. In the last week Mayweather has offered McGregor $15 million plus a pay-per-view percentage. This was countered by UFC president Dana White with a $25 million payday for each …

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Top Boxing Promoter Calls Potential McGregor-Mayweather Fight ‘Preposterous’

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Top boxing promoter Bob Arum has described the potential super fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather as ‘preposterous’. Arum, who worked as Mayweather’s promoter from 1996 to 2006, told RTÉ 2fm’s Game On: “It’s preposterous. Conor McGregor is probably the leading mixed martial arts professional, that’s a different sport from the sport of boxing,” McGregor made history in 2016 as …

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Manny Pacquiao’s Opponent Announced For Supposed Spring Swan Song

Speculation has been rife for several months over the identity of Manny Pacquiao’s next and perhaps final opponent. Britain’s Amir Khan had looked the most likely candidate for quite a while, but Lucas Matthysse and Terence Crawford had also been proposed as possibilities by Pacquiao’s promoter, Bob Arum. Another fighter who’s name had been mentioned alongside that of the Filipino icon …

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Floyd Mayweather: Manny Pacquiao Is “Piggybacking My Name” To Sell His Next Fight

Floyd Mayweather has shot down Manny Pacquiao’s claims that the pair are in talks for a sequel to their massive May bout, and accused the Filipino icon of “piggybacking” his name to sell Pay-per-views. In early October an Agence France Presse reporter claimed that Manny Pacquiao had spoken of negotiations that were supposedly ongoing between his team and Floyd Mayweather’s. However shortly …

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Bob Arum: Manny Pacquiao To Have Farewell Fight In 2016

The promotor of Manny Pacquiao says that the legend is set to call time on his career next April. As per ESPN.com, the Top Rank founder and CEO said that Pacman told him “this fight on April 9 will be my last fight”. Pacquiao’s political aspirations have prompted the statement, and such a move would see him follow fellow great Floyd Mayweather (whom he lost to in …

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Heavyweight Boxing – The Decline Of An American Tradition

 “Only in America” – Don King The current domination of the Heavyweight division by the Klitschko brothers is often met with a somewhat regretful look back to the glory days of a division that was a link between the general public and the boxing industry. The Heavyweight crown is steeped in historical significance and a crown so pertinently linked with …

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