Bob Arum: UFC wants 50% of McGregor’s purse in Mayweather fight

Legendary boxing promoter Bob Arum has revealed some interesting details regarding the proposed Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. boxing match. Arum says the UFC is the only obstacle to making the fight happen and that’s because they want 50 percent of Conor’s purse: “The only impediment there is UFC, because UFC doesn’t treat fighters the … Read more

Bob Arum slams MMA, UFC and Dana White… ‘They’re buying off the lobbyists’

Renowned boxing promoter Bob Arum recently had some nasty things to say about the UFC, Dana White and mixed martial arts as a whole. When questioned about drug testing in boxing, Arum said it was more needed in MMA, though if the results aren’t released until after the fight, then what’s the point? Obviously he … Read more

Highlights: Floyd Mayweather coasts to lopsided win against Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather easily defeated Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night in Las Vegas to improve his record to 48-0. The bout started with Mayweather taking the early rounds and never letting Pacquiao establish momentum. The only success Pacquiao had was when Mayweather would settle for staying near the ropes where Pacquiao could put together combinations that … Read more

Bob Arum freaks, stops Pacquiao media call early

It is safe to say Bob Arum is excitable. During the media conference call for Manny Pacquiao the promoter of Manny’s upcoming fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2nd stopped the call just 12 minutes in. A question came from a journalist representing The Examiner and then this happened. Oh (expletive). Do this call … Read more

Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao – Episode 1 Episode 1 of “Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao” takes a look at how the fight was put together and why now was the time. It also focuses almost entirely on Mayweather, showing his upbringing, rise to stardom, his transition from “Pretty Boy Floyd” to “Money Mayweather” and his split from Bob Arum and Top Rank. … Read more

Watch today’s Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao kickoff press conference (VIDEO) Floyd Mayweather along with Manny Pacquiao, their camps, Bob Arum, Showtime and HBO executives have gathered in Los Angeles on Wednesday for the kickoff press conference leading up to the most anticipated match-up in modern boxing history. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao will be held on May 2nd in Las Vegas and will broadcast live on pay-per-view. … Read more

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao closer than ever to happening?

Manny Pacquiao has agreed to terms to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a May 2nd fight according to his promoter Bob Arum. The only thing needed now is for Floyd Mayweather to approve the deal and sign the dotted line.  The superfight that has been the most anticipated boxing match since around 2009  could finally … Read more

Pacquiao loss shocks boxing world; Arum and Mayweather Sr. react

The boxing world went up in flames last night as 28-year-old Timothy Bradley was awarded a split decision victory and took the WBO welterweight title from the pride of the Philippines Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum shares his thoughts on the fight and Floyd Mayweather Sr. talks about how the fight could impact a possible future match-up with his son Floyd Mayweather Jr.