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Arum is Beyond Excited Over Top Rank's New TV Deal With ESPN

It was officially announced by ESPN and Top Rank that Manny Pacquiao's defense of the WBO welterweight title from Brisbane, Australia versus Jeff Horn will be a prime time telecast on ESPN on July 1st...Read More

Terry Flanagan vs. Felix Verdejo Looms For The Fall in Manchester

There will be no interim-fight or venue advantage for Felix 'El Diamante' Verdejo in his first world title fight. Bob Arum, founder of Top Rank and promoter Verdejo, and Frank Warren, promoter of the ...Read More

Verdejo To Train With Abel Sanchez in Big Bear, Flanagan Eyed

Negotiations are ongoing for Felix 'Diamante' Verdejo's anticipated title fight, which if finalized will take place in the coming months. Verdejo's promoter, Bob Arum of Top Rank, revealed that he is ...Read More

Arum: If McGregor Can't Get Mayweather, Then Pacquiao is There!

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum is ready to have Manny Pacquiao step in - if Floyd Mayweather Jr. does not sign his portion of the deal to face UFC superstar Conor McGregor in a cross-sports boxing match. McG...Read More

Oscar Valdez To Fight in Summer and Then The Fall, Says Arum

On the night of April 22nd at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, Oscar Valdez defeated the tough Miguel Marriaga. For the first time in his career, the defending WBO featherweight champion not ...Read More

Bob Arum Comments on Zou Shiming Promotional Dispute

As of this moment it's not clear just where WBO flyweight titlist, Zou Shiming's career is heading. For the time being it seems like he's having some promotional issues. From the very beginning of Shi...Read More

Arum on Crawford Plans: Indongo Fight First, Then Pacquiao

New York - WBC/WBO world champion Terence Crawford (31-2, 22 KO’s) did what he normally does on Saturday night; take a formidable opponent and make him look like he doesn’t belong in the same ring. Fe...Read More

Arum: Murata-N'Dam Decision - Worse Than Pacquiao-Bradley 1!

Most everyone watching this past weekend's middleweight contest between Ryota Murata and Hassan N'dam from Toyko believed that Murata had clearly done enough to get his hands raised in victory after t...Read More

Arum: Pacquiao Wants Purse for Crawford to be Worth the Risk

NEW YORK – As fans and media continue blaming Bob Arum for not making Manny Pacquiao versus Terence Crawford, Arum is confident he can finally make that fight for later this year. Arum told BoxingScen...Read More

Agitated Arum: HBO, Showtime Don’t Own the Boxing Business!

NEW YORK – Bob Arum’s love-hate relationship with HBO took another tumultuous turn Saturday night. The outspoken promoter promised a group of reporters during a ringside rant at Madison Square Garden ...Read More

Video: Bob Arum, Terence Crawford Post-Fight Interview

Arum, Crawford Video Interview - Terence Crawford patted Felix Diaz on the head and pounded uppercuts into his eye in his latest dominant victory. His next fight could bring him all four 140-pound bel...Read More

Arum Suggests Crawford’s Next Fight Won’t Be Televised by HBO

NEW YORK – Bob Arum made it clear Saturday night that he won’t wait around for an HBO date before scheduling Terence Crawford’s return to the ring. Crawford’s promoter wants the unbeaten WBC/WBO super...Read More

Arum: Crawford Will Go Down as the Best Fighter of His Era

Bob Arum has a tremendous amount of confidence in Terence Crawford. That confidence, combined with the hype-prone promoter’s need to sell an event scheduled for Saturday night at Madison Square Garden...Read More

Arum Warns Roach: Horn is No Tune-up, Can Shock Pacquiao!

Several days ago, Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach spoke to BoxingScene.com about Manny Pacquiao's upcoming defense of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight championship. Pacquiao will fa...Read More

Arum: Pacquiao-Horn is Trending Towards a Sell-Out of 55,000

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum recently returned back from Australia, where a press tour was conducted for the July 2nd [July 1 in Australia] bout between WBO welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao and undefeat...Read More

Arum: I Have Obligation to Fans to Make Pacquiao-Crawford Fight

Bob Arum claims he wants to make Manny Pacquiao-Terence Crawford for later this year, probably in November. Crawford, as he has said all along, reiterated that he wants the fight to happen as soon as ...Read More

Arum on Ramirez-Chavez Possibility: Are You F***ing Kidding Me?

In the wake of his lopsided defeat to Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez this past weekend at a catch-weight of 164.5 pounds, former world champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has made it clear that he will be moving b...Read More

Arum Doubts Pacquiao Will KO Horn, Says Upset is Very Possible

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum has cautioned the critics to overlook the ability of Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) at their own risk. Horn will challenge Arum's star fighter, WBO welterweight champion Manny Pac...Read More

Arum: Gvozdyk Best Light Heavyweight in the World, Ward Included

Bob Arum wasn’t just trying to sell a pay-per-view show Wednesday. The Hall-of-Fame promoter prone to embellishment also took the unsolicited opportunity to hype up a fighter who’s not even on his car...Read More

Arum Very Interested, Prepared To Make Ramirez vs. Golovkin Next

After winning the WBO super middleweight title last April against Arthur Abraham, Gilberto Ramirez (34-0, 24 KOs) finally makes the first defense of that belt this Saturday night at the StubHub Center...Read More