Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Arum is Focused on Getting Pacquiao-Marquez Done

Manny Pacquiao may meet an old foe in a new place in September. Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum says he is trying to put together a fifth fight between Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez and shopping it to casinos in Macau and Singapore.

Arum says the bout would probably be at one of the Venetian hotel-casinos in Macau or Singapore.

"What we're waiting for is which one of their hotels they want to do it at," Arum said over the weekend.

Marquez would be the most likely opponent for Pacquiao, although Arum indicated earlier that Timothy Bradley, who won a disputed decision over Pacquiao last year, was another possibility.

Marquez knocked out Pacquiao in the sixth round in December, flattening the Filipino with a right hand that left him face down on the canvas for two minutes. It was the first win for Marquez in four fights between the two rivals.

If Pacquiao fights Marquez, it could be held far from the Las Vegas Strip, where all four their fights were held.

The MGM Grand would normally be regarded as the most likely venue for the bout, but the hotel is reported to be holding a September date for Floyd Mayweather Jr, assuming he beats Robert Guerrero at the hotel on May 4.

Arum is in Macau this week for a card in which two-time Olympic Games gold medallist Zou Shiming of China will make his professional debut on Saturday night.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ringlife on 04-03-2013

So Mayweather plans on fighting in September probably the 14th and he has the venue. I think there is going to be a lot of heat from Canelo he is already guarantee the PPV date in September. So who is…

Comment by SceneSpectator! on 04-02-2013

[QUOTE=ChestRockwell;13205068]I don't see any appeal to this fight. Time to move on.[/QUOTE] Why not? they had just started fighting in a very exciting way.. and Pac who got KOed coldly will try to beat JMM in the most brutal way.…

Comment by Cinci Champ on 04-02-2013

[QUOTE=hectari;13205104]Yes, you are correct, the difference is people are fans of Pacman because of his style of fighting and never backing down from a brawl, its what people want to see a knockout or a scrap and they know pacman…

Comment by The Big Dunn on 04-02-2013

[QUOTE=TonyCa$h;13206686]Pacquiao vs Marquez sales itself...its not mayweather vs guerrero on showtime[/QUOTE] then why didn't it outsell previous manny fights? why didn't it outsell floyd/jmm? Its ok if you like manny/hate floyd. But the numbers show the fight didn't sell what…

Comment by TangInaMo Floyd on 04-02-2013

War PACMAN vs MARQUEZ...:boxing::boxing::boxing:

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (45)
Top Headlines Daily Bread Mailbag: Mayweather-Ali, Cotto-Kirkland, Jack, More Judge Sets Down Terms To Lift Ban on Edwin Valero Movie Nicola Adams Leaves Team GB Boxing Setup, Free To Pursue Other Opportunities Steve Goodwin Updates on Stable, Looks Ahead, Reflects on 2016 Eubank Jr: DeGale is One of The Best at 168? That's Embarrassing! Golovkin's Coach on The Canelo vs. Chavez Jr. Catch-Weight Randy Caballero To Return on March 23 on ESPN Card "Fighting Words" - Angel Garcia to Blame, Though We Enabled Him Abel Sanchez: Maybe It Could Be Golovkin-Chavez, Canelo-Jacobs Puerto Rico Commission To Investigate Vazquez Jr. Pay Claims Shawn Porter Tabs Santa Cruz To Beat Frampton in Rematch Chocolatito: All Rungvisai Has is a Punch, It Won't Be That Difficult Klitschko Coach Says Everyone Will Be Shocked After Joshua Fight Nacho: Juan Manuel Marquez Has Not Retired, Wants To Fight Memo: Chavez Jr. Will Be Stronger, No Weight Issues For Canelo Thurman-Garcia: Narvaez vs. Rodriguez Clash is Eyed For Card Rob Brant Stops Alexis Hloros in First at Grand Casino in Hinckley Canelo vs. Chavez is a Fight Boxing Needed, Says De La Hoya David Haye: Chris Eubank Jr. is a Force, He Will Go All The Way Canelo vs. Chavez: Positive Talks Ongoing With MGM, Jerry Jones Conlan Hopes For 'Dream Fight' With Carl Frampton in The Future Top Rank Prez Eyes Deontay Wilder vs. Joseph Parker Unification Jacobs: Most Guys are Beaten Mentally When They Face Golovkin Frampton Expects Rematch With Leo Santa Cruz To Be Easier Tomoki Kameda Returns To Japan on March 10, Faces Tawatchai Carl Greaves Looks Back On 2016, Is Excited About 2017 Jermell Charlo, Gary Russell Mandatory Double Eyed For March 11 De La Hoya: Canelo Beating Chavez Jr. Will Not Satisfy The Critics Cedric Vitu Retains EBU Title, Decisions Isaac Real in Levallois Horn Warns Pacquiao, Top Rank Not To Look Beyond April Fight Angel Garcia, Mayweather Tarnished What Should've Been Good Week for Boxing WBA Champ Ortiz Wins Decision Over Ramos in Mexico City Robert Garcia: Canelo Has A lot More To Lose in Chavez Jr. Bout Hairon Socarras Training Hard in Miami For February 3 Return Zab Judah Returns, Blasts Out Munguia in Two Rounds Jose Pedraza Confident That He Will Return Strong at Lightweight Javier Fortuna Ready - Targets Sosa, Corrales, Lomachenko Alvarez vs. Chavez Rematch is Being Planned For March 11 Miguel Cotto: Juan Manuel Marquez Fight is Very Viable Bradley Pryce Announces Retirement After Defeat
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement