Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya stated that he has “talked to Al Haymon about various possibilities” for matching his boxers against those from Top Rank during an interview on Tuesday night’s episode of HBO’s “The Fight Game with Jim Lampley.”
Top Rank’s Bob Arum is stating the obvious: he believes Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao is the logical fight to be made.
Junior welterweight Jessie Vargas has his eye on a match-up with WBO welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao in the future. Vargas will get his third straight crack at a left-hander on Nov. 22 in Macao, China.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya will both be featured on HBO’s “The Fight Game with Jim Lampley” tonight.
While promoting the Mayweather-Maidana rematch in Las Vegas, Oscar De La Hoya spoke about his efforts to thaw the cold war with Top Rank, making fights the fans want, Canelo Alvarez’s next bout, working with Al Haymon, and Golden Boy’s arbitration with Richard Schaefer.
The WBO ordered its 154-pound beltholder Demetrius Andrade to fight Matt Korobov for the middleweight belt vacated last week by Peter Quillin. The decision didn’t sit well with Korobov’s promoter Bob Arum, who is upset with Andrade’s co-promoter Artie Pelullo.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn details of an upcoming doubleheader featuring Russia vs. Poland as its theme.
Not letting the peculiar nature of Peter Quillin vacating the WBO middleweight title take hold, Top Rank Promotions’ Bob Arum is making moves to promote Matt Korobov vs. Billy Joe Saunders for the belt.
Onetime-allies turned rivals, promoters Oscar De La Hoya and Bob Arum will meet next week to discuss ending the rift between Golden Boy and Top Rank, with both eager to see a matchup between Manny Pacquiao and Danny Garcia.
Middleweight Matt Korobov has made his commitment to face WBO titlist Peter Quillin official by signing his contract for the bout scheduled for November.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that Manny Pacquiao is looking for some professional help on the basketball court – in the form of Metta World Peace.
WBO 140-pound beltholder Chris Algieri insists that his rise to welterweight to challenge WBO welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao will result in a distinct win over a modern-day legend.
Argentine welterweight standout Diego Chaves and Bob Arum spoke to intrepid interviewer Radio Rahim about Chaves’ controversial disqualification loss to Brandon Rios. Members of the Nevada State Athletic Commission also commented on behalf of referee Vic Drakulich.
Veteran lightweight contender Raymundo Beltran will get a shot at undefeated WBO titleholder Terence Crawford on Nov. 29 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb., according to Top Rank CEO Bob Arum, who expects a very good turnout.
Talks are continuing for a potential bout between IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. potentially for Jan. 24 at the MGM in Las Vegas, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum confirmed to RingTV.com.
Diego Chaves is still stranded in Argentina because of visa issues and a replacement is standing by for Saturday’s welterweight matchup with Brandon Rios, says promoter Bob Arum.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get further details on why this weekend’s bout between Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves is in jeopardy.
Glen Tapia was cut from Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale card at Madison Square Garden due to irregularities in the results of his blood test, Tapia and his promoter Bob Arum informed RingTV.com on Friday.