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Cotto-Canelo isn’t happening in 2014, says Arum

By Chris Williams: Bob Arum of Top Rank doesn’t want to put together the fight that many boxing fans want to see between WBC middleweight title holder Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KO’s) this year.  → read full story

Arum wants to match Cotto vs. Bradley in December on HBO PPV

By Chris Williams: Rather than put newly crowned WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) in with someone from his own weight class that could give him a good fight like Gennady Golovkin, Peter Quillin, Curtis Stevens, Daniel Jacobs or David Lemieux, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is talking about wanting to match Cotto […]

Arum thinks Algieri will beat Provodnikov tonight

(Photo courtesy Star Boxing (by Rich Villa) By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum thinks tonight’s underdog Chris Algieri (19-0, 8 KO’s) has a good chance of pulling off an upset against WBO 140-pound champion Ruslan Provodnikov (23-2, 16 KO’s) in their fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  → read full story

Cotto to be back in action in December at MSG or Las Vegas, says Arum

By Dan Ambrose: WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4-32 KO’s) will be back in the ring to defend his WBC title in December, according to his promoter Bob Arum.  → read full story

Arum thinks Pacquiao vs. Mayweather fight can happen in 2016

By Dan Ambrose: Manny Pacquiao’s decision to re-up with Top Rank for another 2 years until the end up 2016 would seem like the end of any chances of a mega fight between him and Floyd Mayweather Jr.  → read full story

Arum: I’m confident I can make the fight [Pacquiao-Marquez 5]

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum was quite pleased with the results of last night’s fight between Juan Manuel Marquez (56-7-1, 40 KO’s) and Mike Alvarado (34-3, 23 KO’s), because Arum now has the much more popular Marquez as the winner for a possible 5th fight against Arum’s No.1 fighter in his Top […]

Thaw in the Cold War? Not So Fast…

By Matt Wood: In the Marquez-Alvarado conference call Tuesday, Bob Arum gave boxing fans a sliver of hope that the Cold War might be undergoing a thaw, saying that he’s open to working with Oscar de la Hoya.  → read full story

Pacquiao in negotiations with Top Rank for 2-year contract extension

By Chris Williams: WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KO’s) is reportedly in negotiations with Bob Arum of Top Rank for a 5-fight, 2-year contract extension that take him through 2016.  → read full story

Schaefer: I have no interest in dealing with Bob Arum

By Chris Williams: Earlier this week Golden Boy Promotions president and chief shareholder Oscar De La Hoya said that he has no problems working with Bob Arum of Top Rank, and that he’s interested in putting a fight together between Golden Boy promoted fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Arum’s top fighter Manny Pacquiao.  → read full […]

Unfair Criticism: Why Maidana Was the Right Choice for Mayweather

By Raj Parmar: For the past few days Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has caused quite an uproar in the boxing world by loudly complaining about the upcoming Floyd Mayweather – Marcos Maidana title fight approaching on May 3.  → read full story

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