Arum Tells Mayweather: Walk The Walk, Fight Pacquiao

By Chris LaBate

During his recent media tour to promote the September fight with WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz, Floyd Mayweather Jr. sent a message to WBO champion Manny Pacquiao - by telling the Filipino boxer "you're next." Pacquiao will defend his title against Juan Manuel Marquez in a trilogy bout on November 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Pacquiao's promoter, Bob Arum of Top Rank, refuses to engage Mayweather in another war of words.

If Mayweather wants the fight, then Arum wants him to walk the walk by making a deal.

"We're not going to waste time playing games with Mayweather. You can talk the talk, but walk the walk," Arum said to Balitang America. "Manny has his hands full with Marquez who seems to know how to fight him. If Pacquiao gets by Marquez, we'll see if we can make a Mayweather fight."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 07-12-2011

Bob Arum is full-of-it..... " [I]we adhere strictly to the WADA code and all of the international standards[/I] " ~ Annie Skinner (USADA) [url][/url]

Comment by LeadUppercut on 07-11-2011

[QUOTE=LeadUppercut;10814404]OK, fair call. But it is not intelligent of you to get personal and make assumptions about my character ;) I will make an effort then. Good point, and the poster " [I]Tangalong[/I] " I think, made a similar observation.…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 07-09-2011

[QUOTE=dan-b;10811050][B]When you address me in an intelligent manner[/B], I may respond to your questions. I can almost guarantee you wouldn't defame if your identity was readily available. You're the epitome of a keyboard warrior - the fact you want to…

Comment by GRUSTLER on 07-09-2011

[QUOTE=a_ron;10810150]floyd is quite content being a thank you bob.................LOL[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=STRUGG;10805927] Maywhether will never fight Pacman. And If I am in his shoes i will do the same. Why should I gamble my unblemish record after all Floyd has no…

Comment by dan-b on 07-09-2011

[QUOTE=LeadUppercut;10809607]You are nothing but a fkn clown. Just another non-boxing flag-waving fanboi. [B]FACT:[/B] I say whatever the fuk I want kid, anytime, anywhere, anyone..... I would change that if I could, but thats just how it is. Deal with it…

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