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Bob Arum, Don King Reunite To Trade Words - On Politics

Jose Ramirez and Amir Imam will be fighting for history. Ireland’s Michael “Mick” Conlan is ready to impress.

Longtime promotional rival Bob Arum of Top Rank and Don Kin of DKP were reunited at the press conference.
 
Ramirez (21-0, 16 KOs), from Avenal, Calif., will face Imam (21-1, 18 KOs) for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Lightweight title, marking the 2,000th world title bout in the WBC’s 55-year history. The winner of the bout will receive a special belt commemorating the occasion.

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And, one year to the day after making his professional debut at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square, Conlan (5-0, 4 KOs) returns to the venue to face David Berna (15-2, 14 KOs) in an eight-round featherweight special attraction. Joining Conlan at the press conference was WWE superstar Finn Bálor, who presented Conlan with a WWE championship belt.
 
Oleksandr Gvozdyk (14-0, 12 KOs), one of the light heavyweight division’s most fearsome punchers, will fight France’s Mehdi Amar (34-5-2 16 KOs) for the interim WBC Light Heavyweight title.

“Don King, who’s sitting on my left, has a big picture of the man who is, unfortunately, the President of the United States [Donald Trump]. I’m here with a red cap that says, ‘pro-immigrant and proud.’ I really dedicate this card to the Dreamers, particularly, who deserve a pathway to citizenship because they are contributing greatly to this country," Arum said.

"And to the immigrants who came here illegally, who worked their whole lives in the fields, picking the produce that fed the people in the United States and around the world, we have to find a way to give these people the pathway to citizenship.”

Ramirez vs. Imam, Conlan vs. Berna, and Gvozdyk vs. Amar will headline a spectacular St. Patrick’s Day world title extravaganza, Saturday, March 17, at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. The Ramirez vs. Imam world championship event will be televised live and exclusively at 8 p.m. EST on ESPN and stream live on the ESPN App, beginning at 5:30 p.m. EST. 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Eff Pandas on 03-20-2018

How long was that lil ESPN segment over the weekend with these two? I missed it (well I watched it as I was talking with someone so had it on mute) & only found some lil 4min thing online. It…

Comment by McManus on 03-20-2018

[QUOTE=BKM-;18575743]They're proof that the Indian religion is BS. There is no such thing as karma. The worst people live the longest and stay wealthy.[/QUOTE] There is a variety of different types of karma. Not all karma happens in this life.

Comment by turnedup on 03-20-2018

[QUOTE] Are you like 9? You certainly have the level of reasoning of that. I'm 65 this year bubba, and made a solid living as a promoter for 25 years before retiring a few years ago. Yes the world's wealth…

Comment by PunchyPotorff on 03-20-2018

Quote: Originally Posted by PunchyPotorff View Post Quote: Originally Posted by PunchyPotorff View Post Quote: Originally Posted by PunchyPotorff View Post And you will whine your guts out when you get ripped off somehow. And you'll not even come forth…

Comment by turnedup on 03-18-2018

[QUOTE=BKM-;18580643]I will, right after you learn the difference between there and their: Is that a deal, you DECREPIT old piece of human waste? No you're defending parasites because you'd like to see part of yourself in these men. What I…

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