Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Arum Likes Donaire-Mares, But No Golden Co-Promotion - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
• Register A Free Account
• Account Login
• Boxing Schedule
• Boxing Champions
• Boxing Downloads
• Boxing Forums
• Boxing News Wire
• Boxing Photos
• Boxing History
• Boxer Search
• Fantasy Betting
• Feedback
• Fitness and Health  
• Free Homepage
• Mixed Martial Arts
• Pound For Pound
• Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  11/14/2012       Read more by Luis Sandoval         
   
Arum Likes Donaire-Mares, But No Golden Co-Promotion
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

By Luis Sandoval

After Abner Mares defeated Anselmo Moreno he made it clear that the next fight he wanted was against Nonito Donaire in a showdown of the two best Super Bantamweights in the world. A fight between them would be tough to make however due to the fact that both fighter’s promoters, Top Rank and Golden Boy, have had a long standing feud and have refused to work with each other.

It seemed like there was hope when CEO of Golden Boy Richard Schaefer said he’d be willing to talk and work out a deal with Top Rank in order to get the fight made.

BoxingScene spoke to Bob Arum today and was asked if a fight between Mares and Donaire was a fight he’d be willing to make after hearing Schaefer say he would be willing to work out a deal.

“Well one of the things is that Donaire has a fight against [Jorge] Arce so let’s see what happens in that fight. Afterwards we can talk but the WBC informed us that Mares has a mandatory. So you know, I’m sure that fight will happen when it’ll happen” said Arum to BoxingScene.com.

While he is open to a Mares-Donaire fight taking place, Arum made it very clear he has absolutely no interest in working with Golden Boy in the future for any other co-promotions."

“We have no interest in working with Golden Boy. However we will offer them a sum of money for the services of Mares, put them up as a co-promoter but we have no interest doing a regular co-promotion with them” revealed Arum to BoxingScene.

It looks as though the bad blood between both promotional companies still exists which makes any other possible fights between Top Rank and Golden Boy fighters not likely to happen.

You can follow Luis Sandoval on Twitter @Truewest007. You can also tune in to The Boxing Lab, Boxingscene’s official audio show every Tuesday from 6-8PM PST with hosts Ernest Gabion, Luis Sandoval, and Ryan Burton.

Tags: Bob Arum , Nonito Donaire , Abner Mares , Golden Boy Promotions


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by ShoulderRoll, on 11-15-2012
[QUOTE=ddangerous]I like Mares a lot, but I disagree it's a given he has way more fans than Donaire.[/QUOTE] He's Mexican so that fanbase will turn out to see him. That alone is almost enough to make him more popular.

comment by IMDAZED, on 11-15-2012
When did GBP say that they refuse to work with Arum? I don't believe that for one effin second.

comment by ddangerous, on 11-15-2012
[QUOTE="Smokin Sugar"]Mares has way more fans than Donaire. Meaning Mares is an attraction and he draws more money.[/QUOTE] Donaire is pretty casually in the P4P discussion among many fans. I like Mares a lot, but I disagree it's a given he has way more fans than Donaire.

comment by I Love Jesus!, on 11-15-2012
boxing should not be split in two divisions where the sides cant fight each other. Disgusting

Divide and conquer
comment by balintawak, on 11-15-2012
Perhaps the problem is that there are too many sanctioning bodies. They are all competing with each other and are too divided, so the dominant organizations end up being the promotional companies like Top Rank. This seems backwards. I think a better managed system is when the promotional compa...

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (106) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Maidana: Mayweather Not From An...
  UK Insider: Carl Froch Update, ...
  Khabib's Manager: Vargas' Victo...
  Edis Tatli Defends WBA Title Ag...
  Braehmer Makes Quick Return To ...
  Murray: If I Beat Crolla I Want...
  Hopkins: I'm Fighting Real Dude...
  Bradley's Calf Injury More Seri...
  Sanchez: Trainers Have 'Sour Gr...
  Golovkin 7/19 on HBO If Chavez ...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved. Material may not be replicated in any manner without the written consent of BoxingScene.com