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Arum: Report on Floyd Mayweather Talks is Bulls**t

By Rick Reeno and Lem Satterfield

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum, disputes a recently published report, where Manny Pacquiao's adviser, Michael Koncz, was quoted as saying that Floyd Mayweather Jr. had reached out to discuss the possibility of a fall contest with Pacquiao, and the negotiations were "positive so far." According to Arum, all of the Mayweather-Pacquiao rumors are being circulated by Jeff Mayweather, Floyd's uncle.

"That's total nonsense. Total nonsense. I don't know why he would say it. But it's total nonsense. The whole South African thing. And it's not Floyd. It's Jeff Mayweather, who has nothing to do with Floyd," Arum told BoxingScene.com.

Asked if negotiations had been re-opened, as Koncz had allegedly stated to ABS-CBN News, Arum said the following: 

"I already know what it says. But that's totally bulls**t. There are no negotiations. That's nonsense. I don't know what he's talking about. There's no negotiations. There is the South African thing that I referred to. We got a contact from South Africa, and apparently Jeff Mayweather got one. But there's nothing from Floyd and there's just nothing to it."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by WESS on 03-05-2011

[QUOTE=SceneSpectator!;10182152]Or Bob is just reminded how he was so upset from the last negotiation that turned out no bearing at all because Floyd Jr appeared did not sanctioned this or he was represented without his knowledge, after showing he doesn't…

Comment by Albeerto on 03-04-2011

U honestly think the fighters split ALL the money 50/50??? Lol. The promoters aren't wealthy by promoting just for fun!!!! Arum would commit suicide if he woke up one day & his bank statement said he had the same amount…

Comment by KingOfBox on 03-04-2011

[QUOTE=jbpanama;10184311]Demanding 10 mil, if FRAUD cheats like he did with JMM...DIMWIT!!![/QUOTE] Hahaha!!! Does your p*ss* hurt??? Point is he accepted the $10 million retarded demands... But wait asking for blood testing is RIDICUUUUUUUULOUS!! You can have 30 million, but don't…

Comment by KingOfBox on 03-04-2011

[QUOTE=jbpanama;10184333]Glad to see the Queen is not tweeting Pac's fights tonite!!! Long Live the QUEEN, in Nevada State Prison!!![/QUOTE] You have to be not greater than 13... Silly rabbit... tricks are for kids... rich people don't go to jail... BWAHAHAHAHA!!!!

Comment by jbpanama on 03-04-2011

[QUOTE=jbpanama;10184326]Queen, U a sick Maddertrucker!!![/QUOTE] Glad to see the Queen is not tweeting Pac's fights tonite!!! Long Live the QUEEN, in Nevada State Prison!!!

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