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Arum Not Concerned With Alvarez Offer To Marquez

By Rick Reeno

Top Rank's CEO, Bob Arum, told BoxingScene.com that he's not concerned with Golden Boy Promotions offering Juan Manuel Marquez a potential fight with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.  Marquez has an offer on the table for a fall trilogy showdown with Top Rank's superstar, Manny Pacquiao. Golden Boy's CEO, Richard Schaefer, told BoxingScene on Monday that he's willing to match the Pacquiao offer by presenting a lucrative deal to Marquez for a fall meeting with Alvarez. Golden Boy has until February 2012 to match any competitive offer received by Marquez.

"If they match the offer, then we'll go with someone else. They can make Klitschko vs Marquez for all I care. Lets' worry about this fight first [with Shane Mosley]. Let's see what happens with this fight first but [if Pacquiao wins on Saturday] I'm sure that's the fight [with Marquez] that we're going to look at next," Arum told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PennyAnd1 on 05-04-2011

[QUOTE=iloveboxing2;10473806]..this is the best dumbest match up that Dick and Oscar come up with to match Arums offer. A guy that could move over 140 and a guy that couldn't go under 150. Oh, Hatton is a Welter and jmm…

Comment by iloveboxing2 on 05-03-2011

..this is the best dumbest match up that Dick and Oscar come up with to match Arums offer. A guy that could move over 140 and a guy that couldn't go under 150. Oh, Hatton is a Welter and jmm…

Comment by Left Hook Tua on 05-03-2011

[QUOTE=onechance87;10471955]no it would be at 147.[/QUOTE] you keep saying that but alvarez couldn't even make 150 catchweight.

Comment by BuckToothed on 05-03-2011

[QUOTE=ramses07;10473622]I think you guys are seriously missing the sarcasm from both Arum and Schaefer. Why would jmm, who has been been begging PAC to get into the ring with him since 2008, go fight Alvarez instead. Both parties know that…

Comment by S.I.L.V.A on 05-03-2011

Canelo at 147?

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