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 Last update:  6/26/2012       Read more by Ronnie Nathanielsz         
   
Pacquiao, Arum To Explore All Options, Mayweather Too
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is not giving up on the possibility of providing fight fans around the world the showdown they have longed to see between “Fighter of the Decade” Manny Pacquiao and undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Arum told the BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard that Pacquiao is scheduled to have dinner with him at Arum’s  residence in Los Angeles on Tuesday and that he “wants to explore everything” including  a fight with Mayweather.

Arum said “obviously I don’t think that Mayweather, because it looks like he will be in prison for at least one or two more months, will be prepared to fight this year. So I think that if the Mayweather fight happens it would probably happen sometime next year.”

In the meantime, the Top Rank promoter told us “Pacquiao will have another fight this year and then look forward to maybe fighting two fights with Mayweather next year.”

Arum added “I don’t think anybody on Mayweather’s side could commit him now for a fight because you don’t understand how debilitating it is living in prison, eating that kind of food.”

Arum said he has not even narrowed down the list of  potential opponents for Pacquiao’s next fight because, he said, “I just don’t know. I don’t want to jump the gun on him. ”

Meantime, Arum said that Pacquiao, wife Jinkee and their children are going to Israel on Thursday and that his personal pastor Jeric Soriano “is setting everything up and he (Soriano) seems to be a decent guy.”

Arum indicated he had sent word to the Israeli government “to make sure that he’s going to be alright, which I’m sure he will be.”

He said Pacquiao “will do most of the Christian things, the Stations of the Cross and so on and will go to Bethlehem and so on.

Tags: Manny Pacquiao , Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Mayweather-Pacquiao , Mayweather vs Pacquiao , Bob Arum



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comment by jbpanama, on 06-27-2012
[QUOTE=White Knight]Bob Arum is the one stopping the Floyd-Paq fight. Arum needs to to go away and sit this one out.[/QUOTE] I see where your Alledged thoughts come from on your AVATAR!!!

comment by jbpanama, on 06-27-2012
[QUOTE=jcpryor]I love it when I read people say that a fighter that is 2-3 years older than someone is "waiting for him to slow down", as if he's going to retain his same skill level in the same time frame. Lol.[/QUOTE] PRIMARLY for HEALTH CONCERNS, and gotta save that Precious 0,....El DUMBO!!!...

comment by jbpanama, on 06-27-2012
[QUOTE=JK1700]Here we go again with them using Floyd's name in a desperate attempt to make Manny more popular. This is disgusting. Manny's whole rise to fame has been built on beating Floyd's leftovers and attaching his name to Floyd's, without ever having any intention of getting into the ring w...

Awww... Poor Punk Assed Baby Floyd...
comment by upmulti, on 06-27-2012
I can hold my breath for 2-3 months... Gayweather IS the correct handle... Grow up 'Girly Man'. Anyone else would have gotten SERIOUS time for his Crime... Do The Crime, Serve The Time... With Pretty Boy's money why ever do anything again, EVER?!? PLUS a Las Vegas Prison, really... Floyd Jr., Sr....

comment by jcpryor, on 06-27-2012
[QUOTE=KRAFTSMAN]You mean Floyd can't wait for a few weeks? And he'd rather fight dangerous Cotto for a quarter of what he could have made fighting an overrated fighter? What kind of silly logic is that for a businessman boxer? His nose got busted in the process. You guys do sound like kids. All ...

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