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Arum Believes Golovkin vs. Murata Draws 60,000 at Tokyo Dome

In the immediate aftermath of Ryota Murata's eight-round stoppage of Emanuele Blandaruma, Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum - who co-promotes the Japanese star alongside Teiken Promotions - was very clear that ...Read More

Arum: Matthysse Fight Dangerous for Pacquiao at This Stage

Bob Arum’s plan called for Manny Pacquiao to face a less imposing opponent in the Filipino icon’s comeback from his controversial loss to Jeff Horn. Pacquiao’s longtime promoter wanted Pacquiao to fig...Read More

Arum: Murata-Falcao In Works for Late This Summer in Las Vegas

Now that Ryota Murata has knocked out Emanuele Blandamura, promoter Bob Arum can concentrate on arranging Murata’s return to the United States. Arum, whose Top Rank Inc. promotes Murata, wants the Jap...Read More

Bob Arum: We Asked About Airing Golovkin's May 5 Fight on ESPN

Bob Arum was very interested in televising Gennady Golovkin’s May 5 fight on ESPN. The Hall-of-Fame promoter confirmed to BoxingScene.com that Top Rank president Todd duBoef called Tom Loeffler, Golov...Read More

Arum: Pacquiao Told Me He Wants Lomachenko Next

Eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao said he "can't wait" for a crack at another world title as Lucas Matthysse's promoter confirmed the Argentine will stake his belt against the Filipino supe...Read More

Arum: Pacquiao vs. Matthysse is Now a Pretty Even Fight

Top Rank's CEO, Bob Arum, believes eight division champion Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) is in for a very tough fight when he steps in the ring with WBA "regular" welterweight champion Lucas Matthys...Read More

Bob Arum: I Give Parker a Helluva Shot To Beat Anthony Joshua

Bob Arum, who's company Top Rank co-promotes WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (24-0, 18 KOs) likes his chances as he goes up against IBF, IBO, WBA belt-holder Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) from ...Read More

Arum: Canelo's 'Meat Defense' is Like The Dog Ate My Homework

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, Gennady Golovkin’s promoter is pleased with how the Nevada State Athletic Commission is handling its investigation of Canelo Alvarez testing positive for cle...Read More

Pacquiao Mum on Arum: Wants Lomachenko After Matthysse

According to the Manila Times, eight division former world champion Manny Pacquiao has refused to get in a war of words over the ongoing claim that his promotional contract expired with Top Rank. In t...Read More

Pedraza Targets Lozada Revenge Clash, Arum Likes The Fight

The challenge sent by former world champion Jose "Sniper" Pedraza, to dangerous Mexican contender Antonio Lozada Jr., was well received by promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank. Arum believes the lightweight ...Read More

Bob Arum: We're Not Ready To Give Up on Felix Verdejo

Puerto Rican lightweight contender Felix "Diamante" Verdejo is not a lost cause, according to two well-known Puerto Rican trainers and the boxer's promoter, Bob Arum of Top Rank. Trainers Juan de León...Read More

Jose Ramirez's First Defense Targeted For Ballpark in Fresno

So what's in store for newly minted WBC junior welterweight titlist Jose Ramirez (22-0, 16 KOs), who won the title by out-pointing Amir Imam this past weekend in New York? Well, a homecoming bout in h...Read More

Arum Says ESPN Momentum Building, Big Plans Ahead in 2018

The Top Rank/ESPN series has been on a strong run of late and that continued this weekend with the entertaining slugfest between Jose Ramirez and Amir Imam, who went 12 hard fought rounds with Ramirez...Read More

Arum Wants Ramirez, Prograis to Take Interim Fights on Same Card

NEW YORK – The WBC has mandated that Jose Ramirez must make his first title defense against Regis Prograis. Bob Arum, Ramirez’s promoter, has another idea. Arum wants to pair Ramirez, who won the WBC ...Read More

Arum: Felix Verdejo Very Disappointing; It's a Lack of Discipline

NEW YORK – Before Saturday night, Bob Arum still held out hope for Felix Verdejo. Even after all the injuries, subpar preparation and drama that slowed the lightweight contender’s development, his pro...Read More

Don King: Imam Will Knock Out Ramirez; Give Us Pacquiao Next

NEW YORK – After a lot of political pontificating and meandering statements, Don King got to the point Thursday. The legendary promoter predicted that his fighter, Amir Imam, will knock out Jose Ramir...Read More

Arum on 'Improved' Verdejo: I Have To See it With My Own Eyes

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum is skeptical about the promise of a new and improved Felix 'Diamante' Verdejo - who returns to the ring tomorrow night in New York. Verdejo will take part in his first fight in...Read More

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 pr...Read More

Photos: Gvozdyk vs. Amar Face-Off, Puerto Rico Triple, Arum-Mia

Gvozdyk, Amar Final Press Conference Photos Gallery - World title challengers Jose Ramirez and Amir Imam, and undefeated Irish featherweight sensation Michael Conlan, took part in a final press confer...Read More

Photos: Jose Ramirez, Amir Imam - Face To Face at Final Presser

Ramirez, Imam Final Press Conference Photos Gallery - World title challengers Jose Ramirez and Amir Imam, and undefeated Irish featherweight sensation Michael Conlan, took part in a final press confer...Read More