A junior welterweight bout between RING lightweight champion Terence Crawford and Chris Algieri for the vacant WBO 140-pound title is currently being discussed, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum confirmed to RingTV.com on Wednesday.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao had an hour-long meeting at Pacquiao’s hotel on Tuesday night following their brief courtside discussion at a basketball game. Pacquiao adviser Micheal Koncz’s opinion now? “I believe that the fight is going to happen.”
Manny Pacquiao’s former strength and conditioning coach, Alex Ariza, says Bob Arum has no intention of risking his star against Floyd Mayweather Jr. and hurting business overseas. The controversial Ariza also claims that Pacquiao’s next fight will be against Jessie Vargas.
On Tuesday, WBA featherweight titleholder Nicholas Walters was named “Jamaican Sportsman of the Year” at the 54th RJR Sports Foundation National Awards, according to promoter Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing.
A deal has been reached for light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara to face former middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on April 18 at an undisclosed weight and at a site to be determined. However, Bob Arum, Chavez’s promoter in arbitration, says the Mexican star owes him one more fight
Manny Pacquiao has agreed to his side of the terms for a May 2 fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr., the Filipino fighter’s promoter, Bob Arum, and his adviser, Michael Koncz, have informed RingTV.com.
Former four-division titlist Nonito Donaire says he’s rejuvenated and ready for another big run at either junior featherweight or featherweight.
According to Top Rank CEO Bob Arum, undefeated super middleweight contender Gilberto Ramirez has what it takes to surpass the popularity of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Canelo Alvarez.
In another benchmark moment of an already storied career, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya has been named “Promoter of the Year” by Sports Illustrated.
WBA featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters says everyone else in the featherweight division are mere fighters and that he’s a gladiator.
On a night that featured not one, but two controversial decisions, boxing once again finds itself mired in a fog of doubt. Tim Bradley-Diego Chaves and Mauricio Herrera-Jose Benavidez both ended with scorecards of the dubious variety.
Promoter Bob Arum said a potential fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao on May 2 — the same day on which Canelo Alvarez and Miguel want to fight — “is not going to happen” on that date. Mayweather announced during an interview on Showtime Friday that he “would love to fight Manny Pacquiao” on May 2. Alvarez and Cotto […]
Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya are doing a terrible job of behaving like promoters. Nevertheless, the Tim Bradley-Diego Chaves card in Las Vegas on Saturday promises to be a good one. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Chinese star Zou Shiming will compete in his first 12-round bout on Saturday when he faces unbeaten Thai Kwanpichit OnesongchaiGym. Should Zou win, Bob Arum says he’ll match him with IBF flyweight titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng on Feb. 14 in Macau.