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Old 01-10-2013, 10:46 AM #9
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Originally Posted by ddangerous View Post
Arum trying to unilaterally make Donaire/Mares a Top Rank promotion is nonsense. That's what I hate the most. When he comes out and frankly states that he expects the other marquee opponent to just go along with whatever he demands. It is maddening.
I dont understand what is wrong with the logic. If he isnt asking for any options, and on paper Golden Boy is mentioned and can have their banners raised at the fight to show they are a part of it, and they are getting paid for the matchup, then what is the big deal? i could see if this was going to be a PPV. but for a regular HBO match up, why the hell not?

Of course it would be BETTER for them to co-promote, no doubt. But if the fight is so freaking important, and both GB and Abner Mares will be compensated for their services, then i say go for it.
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