Advertisement
Advertisement

Arum: MSG No Longer Option for Tim Bradley 12/15 Fight

By Ryan Maquiñana

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum informed BoxingScene.com Friday afternoon that the proposed Dec. 15 date for welterweight titlist Tim Bradley will no longer take place at New York City’s Madison Square Garden Theater.

“We tried to make the fight there initially, but it turns out it’s already booked for another show, so we’re looking at other places now,” said Arum, who did not specify any backup venues as of yet.

Bradley’s manager Cameron Dunkin said on Thursday that he had been presented with three approved foes, one of whom was 140-pound contender Ruslan Provodnikov.

Another option presented, Zab Judah, was turned down by HBO. A rematch with junior welterweight champion Lamont Peterson is also possible - if Peterson clears up his troubles with the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Ryan Maquiñana writes a weekly boxing column for CSNBayArea.com.  He is a full member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and the Ratings Panel for Ring Magazine. E-mail him at [email protected] , check out his blog at Norcalboxing.net, or follow him on Twitter: @RMaq28.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hougigo on 09-15-2012

[QUOTE=overcomer0620;12515448]Ricky hatton vs timothy bradley will be a good fight[/QUOTE] Arum should... it'll make him the money he wants

Comment by overcomer0620 on 09-15-2012

Ricky hatton vs timothy bradley will be a good fight

Comment by ddangerous on 09-15-2012

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;12514583]My back garden is available for Bradley's next fight[/QUOTE] :rofl: at the second quote in your sig. Hilarious.

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 09-15-2012

My back garden is available for Bradley's next fight

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 09-15-2012

[QUOTE=Ray*;12513901]So what has a Pacquiao win done so far for Timmey?[/QUOTE] Made him that much more rich and got him exposure(good or bad he is far more known then before he fought Pac)...I was in the barber shop and people…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (38)
Top Headlines Anthony Joshua: I Need To Break Dominic Breazeale Right Down Porter: Won’t Be a Brook Performance From Me; I Want Rematch Breazeale To Anthony Joshua: There is a New Lion in Town Photos: Jason Sosa Gets Off The Deck, Stops Javier Fortuna Joshua-Breazeale on Showtime: CompuBox Historical Review Anthony Joshua vs. Dominic Breazeale: Anthony Ogogo Wins Eubank: Is Golovkin Ready To Step Up? Fight Someone Not Scared! Frank Warren Tabs Andre Ward To Overcome Sergey Kovalev Oscar Molina, Jarrett Hurd Aim to Make Most of Surprise CBS Slot Porter: Fighting Me Will Be A Shock To Keith Thurman's System Arum: Ramirez Confident of What He Can Do Against Golovkin Frank Warren To Hearn: Joshua is Number 1? Let Him Prove It! Daily Bread Mailbag: Danny Garcia, Lomachenko, Thurman, More Semajay Thomas Embraces How Boxing Changed His Life Yodmongkol Vor Saengthep Easily Stops Outmatched Opponent Parker: Soon Joshua's Confidence Will Be Tested Against Me Golovkin's Coach: We Never Asked Andre Ward For 164 Weight George Groves Entering Last-Chance Saloon Against Murray LaRon Mitchell Stops Epifanio Mendoza in Three Rounds Keith Thurman-Shawn Porter: Pre-Fight Report Card Ricardo Rodriguez Beats David Quijano in Boxeo Telemundo Canelo's Manager Taking Smith Serious, Expects Dangerous Fight Photos: Vargas Rubs Shoulders With Mayweather at BWAA Awards Canelo's Manager To Critics: We're Back To Our Natural Weight! Kenny Porter Not Concerned With Layoff as Thurman Shot Nears Arum: Thurman-Porter is Good Fight, Hope it Gets Good Rating Thurman Reflects on His Long Journey, Lessons Along The Way Video: Jessie Vargas Talks Kell Brook, Thurman vs. Porter Photos/Weights: PBC on NBCSN - Justin DeLoach-Junior Castillo Photos: Mike Alvarado vs. Josh Torres, Korobov-Vera Weighin DiBella Breaks Down Thurman-Porter, Isn't Sure Who Wins Povetkin, Ryabinsky To Hold Meeting With WBC Next Week Liam Smith: I Will Shake Up The World When I Beat Canelo Groves Explains His Version of Events in Golovkin Sparring Tale Photos: Keith Thurman, Shawn Porter Ready For Barclays War Weights from Brooklyn: Porter Strips to 147, Thurman at 146 Liam Smith vs. Canelo Alvarez - Fight Poster Revealed Canelo Alvarez vs. Liam Smith Finalized at 154, 9/17 on PPV Fury To Klitschko: I'm Hitler? You Stupid F***ing Ukrainian Pr*ck! Golden Boy VP Reacts To Arum, Insists Pacquiao vs. Broner is On!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement