UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey barely has a reason to sweat. Not only did she submit Cat Zingano in a record-breaking 14 seconds at UFC 184 on Saturday, but she has now been promised Bob Arum's only free ticket to Floyd Mayweather Jr's era-defining fight with Manny Pacquiao on May 2. Top Rank CEO Arum, promoter for the fight, "expressed that he was a huge fan of Rousey's and wanted to show his support by offering her such a prized asset for the Las Vegas bout," reported by Jeff P read news >>
- 3 months ago
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Bob Arum and Manny Pacquiao had strong words towards Floyd Mayweather as they look towards that boxing mega-fight. Shortly after a dominant win over Chris Algieri where he scored six knockdowns and handed the American the first loss of his career, Manny Pacquiao and his promoter Bob Arum were once again fielded with the usual questions. "Is Mayweather next? What will it take for that bout to happen?" Despite being long overdue, the mega-fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. is still drawing interes read news >>
Promoter Bob Arum is once again hyping up the long desired Mayweather vs. Pacquiao superfight, telling fans the fight may happen within the next year. For boxing fans, the Holy Grail of today's fight scene has long been one elusive fight: Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather and Pacquiao are the undeniable two biggest marquee names and greatest talents of this era, and the fact that they fight in the same general weight class means a fight between these two titans has long been discus read news >>
UFC president Dana White has never been one to mince words, and he surely didn't when he was asked about the recent boxing match-up of Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez. read news >>
- 4 years ago
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LAS VEGAS - In MMA's sister combat sport, boxing executives Don King and Bob Arum are on very different sides of the spectrum when it comes to personalities and promoting styles.
King is the flashy guy who's never afraid of the microphone; Arum is considered a comparatively reserved promoter who puts the fights and fighters in the forefront.
But UFC president Dana White today told MMAjunkie.com he has major beef with Strikeforce CEO's Scott Coker belief he's more like Arum and the UFC boss read news >>