RAPPER Ice Cube, Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and longtime boxing promoter Bob Arum led a cavalcade of sports leagues, federations, businesses and teams that navigated a federal loan program designed to help small firms cope with the economic impact of the ...
Jul 7, 2020
IS 'The Monster' ducking John Riel Casimero?The reigning Filipino World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight champion made the claim after his postponed unification title match against unbeaten Japanese champion Naoya Inoue was moved anew to a possible September or October fight date. ...
Jun 26, 2020
IF boxing great Manny Pacquiao does run for the highes position in the land, he already has a major endorser in a Filipino national artist no less. F. Sionil Jose (Francisco Sionil Jose), novelist, writer, and journalist, believes the Philippine senator and ...
Jun 15, 2020
THE US promoter of Tyson Fury is hoping to stage a third heavyweight fight between the British boxer and Deontay Wilder by the end of the year, potentially in the Chinese enclave of Macau.Bob Arum told The Associated Press that Fury " ...
Jun 9, 2020
CHICAGO - Although few have somehow managed to survive, the inability to keep pace with the speed that news is delivered these days has doomed the newspaper business into a slow, inevitable death.It's a daunting fight for existence as tomorrow&# ...
Jun 6, 2020
IT'S a fight for the ages that rightfully deserves a live audience.Top Rank Promotions' Bob Arum believes a potential mega-fight between Manny Pacquiao and Terrence Crawford shouldn't be fought behind closed doors as it would deny boxing fans ...
Jun 5, 2020
LAS VEGAS - Add boxing to the list of sports on the comeback trail.Promoter Bob Arum said Thursday (Friday, Manila time) he plans to stage a card of five fights on June 9 at the MGM Grand, the first of a series ...
May 22, 2020
JUAN Manuel Marquez would rather preserve the memory of his resounding victory over archrival Manny Pacquiao than face the Filipino bomber for a fifth time in the ring.Not even the color of money could convince the Mexican warrior to agree and ...
May 14, 2020
CHICAGO - For 17 prosperous years, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum and Manny Pacquiao enjoyed a marriage made in boxing heaven, a union between electrifying fighter and sage promoter, which will go down as the most successful in the history of the sport. ...
Feb 6, 2019
MANNY Pacquiao and Top Rank smoked the peace pipe three days after the boxing legend threatened to file a legal case against the promotional outfit owned by Bob Arum for non-payment of the broadcast earnings from his world title bout against ...
Sep 13, 2018
A TOTAL break in the once solid partnership between Manny Pacquiao and Top Rank was revealed on Monday when the Filipino boxing great's camp announced the filing of a court case against his longtime promoter over unpaid television fees.Pacquiao&# ...
Sep 10, 2018
CHICAGO - Just like any business venture, the success of a boxing promotion depends heavily on fluid cash flow and the flutter of adding machines.Money is the currency that drives fighters to hit the bags until their fists ache. It's ...
Jun 26, 2018
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA - Jerwin Ancajas is slowly building a U.S. fan base as he gears up for the defense of his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight title this Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Top Rank Promotions chairman Bob Arum is looking to ...
May 25, 2018
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA - Despite parting ways, Manny Pacquiao and Top Rank promoter Bob Arum remain very cordial to each other."We're still very friendly," a smiling Bob Arum said when asked about his relationship with his former prized ward at the end ...
May 25, 2018
NOT a few saw 'smoke billowing from the chimney' when Manny Pacquiao and his camp announced that they are joining forces with Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions to bring about a June 24 fight between the 'Pacman' and World ...
Mar 22, 2018
DESPITE Top Rank chief Bob Arum vehemently insisting that Manny Pacquiao's comeback fight still not cast in stone, the camp of the boxing legend claims the June 24 title bout against welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse is '99 percent sure.' ...
Mar 13, 2018
IT is not yet downloadable on the internet, but you can say that it is likely to be a big hit if it is turned into a game and made available to the boxing public.The game is tentatively titled, 'Who ...
Mar 4, 2018
TOP Rank signed another Filipino fighter in Genesis Servania, who agreed to a multi-year deal with the world's leading boxing promotion.No less than Top Rank chairman Bob Arum made the announcement on Thursday, making the 26-year-old native ...
Feb 22, 2018
FILIPINO world champion Jerwin Ancajas moved closer on the verge of stardom after Top Rank Promotions signed him to a six-fight deal starting with his February 3 title defense against Israel Gonzales of Mexico.Ancajas manager and trainer Joven Jimeneza confirmed ...
Dec 24, 2017
REIGNING International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas admitted feeling a bit pressured over the 'next Manny Pacquiao' label.While he's proud of the comparison with the greatest Filipino boxer ever, the 25-year-old soft- ...
Dec 23, 2017
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