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.
Serious discussions are ongoing regarding a potential bout between newly-crowned WBO junior welterweight titleholder Chris Algieri and WBO welterweight beltholder Manny Pacquiao, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum informed RingTV.com on Wednesday.
Carl Froch’s promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport says he is “very keen” on matching the IBF super middleweight titleholder against ex-middleweight beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. late this year or in spring of 2015. Hearn spoke to RingTV.com on Tuesday.
Despite recently signing a contract extension with Top Rank Promotions, Manny Pacquiao’s future options just might have slightly improved with Bob Arum burying the hatchet with Oscar De la Hoya.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook details the return of welterweight Mike Jones after a two-year-plus absence from the ring and much more.
Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De la Hoya is reasonably jazzed about recent developments leading to making fights with Top Rank Promotions, one being Saturday’s main event featuring the return of Robert Guerrero.
Undefeated Sergey Kovalev returns to the ring on August 2 to defend his WBO light heavyweight title against Australia’s Blake Caparello as part of a split-site HBO tripleheader.
Despite negotiations for a showdown with Gennady Golovkin falling short, Top Rank’s Bob Arum looks toward promoting a possible bout between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and IBF 168-pound titlist Carl Froch.
Gary Russell Jr. called his WBO title bout on June 21 against Top-Rank promoted Vasyl Lomachenko at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., a potential “breakthrough” in the long-running “Cold War” between Top Rank fighters and Golden Boy/Al Haymon fighters.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum had planned to be on the line for a Tuesday conference call promoting the Showtime-televised bout between Golden Boy’s Gary Russell Jr. and Top Rank’s Vasyl Lomachenko — that is, he says, until Showtime requested he not take part.
Nonito Donaire Jr. overcame an accidental headbutt cut that left him bleeding from his left eye in Round 1 to defeat Simpiwe Vetyeka by a fifth-round technical decision at the Venetian Resort in Macau. Donaire won the WBA featherweight title with the victory.
Although the boxing world would be on the edge of its seat for an earth-shattering brawl, should Manny Pacquiao and Ruslan Provodinikov eventually meet in the ring, mutual trainer Freddie Roach would eschew either corner.