Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Schaefer Reacts To Arum's Mayweather Boycott Plea - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
• Register A Free Account
• Account Login
• Boxing Schedule
• Boxing Champions
• Boxing Downloads
• Boxing Forums
• Boxing News Wire
• Boxing Photos
• Boxing History
• Boxer Search
• Fantasy Betting
• Feedback
• Fitness and Health  
• Free Homepage
• Mixed Martial Arts
• Pound For Pound
• Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  4/14/2014       Read more by Edward Chaykovsky         
   
Schaefer Reacts To Arum's Mayweather Boycott Plea
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

By Edward Chaykovsky

Golden Boy Promotions' CEO, Richard Schaefer, says Bob Arum, head of promotional rival Top Rank, like created further friction by asking the public to boycott Floyd Mayweather's pay-per-views until the pound-for-pound king agrees to face Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather returns on May 3rd against Marcos Maidana. Both sides have been unable to reach an agreement for the last four years.

During Saturday's post-fight press conference to Pacquiao's rematch win over Timothy Bradley, Arum said the following:

“The only people that can make Floyd Mayweather fight Manny is the public if they boycott the nonsense on May 3rd. That’s when the fight will happen. Without any pre conditions on any side. That’s what the public should do. You want that fight? Tell your readers not to buy it on pay per view and not to buy tickets for it,” Arum stated.

In several recent interviews, Mayweather has stated that he doesn't want to face Pacquiao until his promotional contract with Arum expires at the end of the year. Schaefer says the recent statements by Arum have now made it more difficult to bring the two sides together to negotiate a potential super-fight.

“He sure knows how to get something done: by telling people to boycott Floyd’s fight, calling it a terrible matchup,” Schaefer said to The Los Angeles Times. “Is that how you negotiate or create goodwill? It doesn’t make me want to say things that would leave hope for that fight, because I don’t believe he wants the fight. This is how you do things when you don’t want to get things done."

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


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by Best in Boxing, on 04-16-2014
Damn, its 2014 and you ppl are still debating over Floyd/pac and arguing about who's fault it is?? Seriously? :bottle:

comment by MC Hammer, on 04-15-2014
[QUOTE=Check_hooks]Rios wasn't no 10-1 underdog and that undercard in terms of guys coming to fight sh*ts all over the floyd vs canelo and the canelo vs angulo undercard[/QUOTE] Closer to 12-1 and and as far as guys coming to fight, didn't one quit in the 3rd without taking any real punishment?

comment by MC Hammer, on 04-15-2014
[QUOTE=way2strong]spoken like a true fraud fanboy "arum said he wants the fight which really means he doesn't"[/QUOTE] Sounds familiar

comment by LarryXXX, on 04-15-2014
And yet Manny will resign with this guy..the guy who has him in 60 million worth of debt worth of taxes....

comment by GRUSTLER, on 04-15-2014
[QUOTE=bimhead]its more the fault of fans ...you and i should be pushing for this fight,and we're doing the very opposite.-we..the fans can make this fight happen,we have to stop fighting each other and have a united front,these clowns are playing us..buddy..i'm on your side,i want what you want,...

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (104) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Trinidad, Calderon Feel Juanma ...
  Molina Eyes Unification: I Can ...
  Humberto Soto-Mauricio Herrera ...
  Felix Sturm-Robert Stieglitz Cl...
  Arce: If Jhonny Gonzalez Wins, ...
  Prieto-Cano Rematch Set Down Fo...
  Groves: Loss To Carl Froch Will...
  HBO's Lampley Slams Mayweather,...
  Mayweather Reacts To Rumors of ...
  Mayweather Sr. Could See Khan a...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.