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 Last update:  2/24/2013       Read more by Ronnie Nathanielsz         
   
Arum Has No Doubt Donaire-Rigondeaux Will Happen
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by Ronnie Nathanielsz

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum appeared a little peeved over the back-and-forth exchange between the camps of WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire and WBA champion Guillermo Rigondeaux.

Despite Donaire’s threat to ask Top Rank and HBO Sports to look for a replacement after he claimed the two-time Cuban Olympic gold medalist was ducking the random drug tests earlier agreed upon by not providing the Volunteer Anti Doping Association with his location or telephone number where he could be contacted, Arum told BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard - “it will all get straightened out.”

The fight is scheduled to take place at the Radio City Music Hall in New York on April 13th and will be telecast in the Philippines on ABS-CBN Channel 2 on April 14 at 10:15 a.m...

Arum said he had “no idea” about what’s going on pointing out that Rigondeaux “signed the application (for drug testing) in front of me but now they say he’s not given them addresses.”

Showing his irritation Arum told us “these people are crazy.”

On Floyd Mayweather’s remarks that he would consider fighting Manny Pacquiao should the Filipino boxing hero avenge his losses to Timothy Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez  last year Arum told us “just forget him (Mayweather).”

Arum said He will meet with Marquez on Tuesday night over dinner and then “we’ll know where we are” although he had earlier sounded confident about making a fifth fight sometime in September.

He said Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz is in the US “but won’t be in the meeting.”

Tags: Nonito Donaire , Guillermo Rigondeaux , Donaire-Rigondeaux , Donaire vs. Rigondeaux



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comment by alembic, on 02-24-2013
[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC]I think Arum wants Donaire to chill the fuck out and allow Rigo to provide him with the required information within a reasonable time. All this nonsense about threatening to walk away from the fight and find another opponent is way too impulsive. This is business.[/QUOTE]True t...

comment by richardt, on 02-24-2013
I think it boils down to both sides should have had one mediater to tie everything up. It's almost like both companies work with no secretary!!! My mother worked for a law office and stopped counting how many times two sides would forget simple things!!! They need a damn secretary.

comment by TheHook84, on 02-24-2013
[QUOTE=thekofixer]Where there is smoke there is fire Rigo must be dirty and waiting out to clean his. System out. That's what the word is on the street[/QUOTE] Yeah that is why I applaud Nonito for pressuring Rigo because the fight is less than 2 months away.

comment by TheHook84, on 02-24-2013
[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC]It's admittedly suspicious, but there's nothing obvious about it. It could simply be bungling on the part of Team Rigondeaux. Guillermo doesn't need any "help" to beat Donaire. He'll win or lose based on his own tremendous talent and ability. If Nonito beats him, it'll be a tes...

comment by CubanGuyNYC, on 02-24-2013
[QUOTE=TheHook84]Yeah its a shame Rigo has to stall like what he's doing. He is obviously hiding something. His location where he's training with Heredia probably has tons of steroids there and he either needs time for Heredia to move the steroids or find a new location. The only way Rigo has a c...

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