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Arum: Mayweather at Distinct Disadvantage With Pacquiao

By CARLOS ARIAS

INGLEWOOD, CALIF. --- Top Rank Promotions CEO Bob Arum paid close attention to Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s majority decision victory over Marcos Maidana on May 3 and saw some things that intrigued him.

Arum and Mayweather have been feuding for years, which is why a superfight between Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao has been impossible to make.

"It showed me why Mayweather is so reluctant to fight Pacquiao," Arum said defore Thursday's Marquez-Alvarado news conference. "A guy with a lot of guts who swarms all over, particularly fast and left-handed. Mayweather is at a distinct disadvantage."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by WESS on 05-18-2014

[QUOTE=ADP02;14561399]:pat: So which part of the post did you not get from "Make the fight " to make you think that it wasn't about a future fight? Just to let you know, time traveling is not possible, so that is…

Comment by ADP02 on 05-17-2014

[QUOTE=ADP02;14560065][B]Summary PART 2:[/B] After seeing the Maidana fight, Arum is talking about Floyd will have trouble against Manny. The guy who you responded to said [B][U]"Make the fight"[/U][/B] [B]WESS: [/B]You said "Arum doesn't know who to call" [B]ADP02:[/B] I said…

Comment by WESS on 05-17-2014

[QUOTE=JOM'S;14560379]imho the past BS should be stopped and we all live at the present, if ever this fight will happen talks should be happening now, both guys are free and no current engagement, we are already mid May ..... MP,…

Comment by WESS on 05-17-2014

[QUOTE=ADP02;14560065][B]Summary PART 2:[/B] After seeing the Maidana fight, Arum is talking about Floyd will have trouble against Manny. The guy who you responded to said [B][U]"Make the fight"[/U][/B] [B]WESS: [/B]You said "Arum doesn't know who to call" [B]ADP02:[/B] I said…

Comment by JOM'S on 05-17-2014

imho the past BS should be stopped and we all live at the present, if ever this fight will happen talks should be happening now, both guys are free and no current engagement, we are already mid May ..... [B]MP,…

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