LAS VEGAS - Terence Crawford has long held a spot in the mythical pound-for-pound ratings that boxing people like to argue about when all the fights are done for the day.What Crawford is still waiting on is the one signature ...
Nov 14, 2020
SOME seven months after his bantamweight (118 lbs.) unification showdown with WBA-IBF champ Naoya 'The Monster' Inoue was called off due to the COVID-19 outbreak, WBO champ John Riel Casimero has been employing all means to lure the Japanese superstar ...
Nov 14, 2020
By NEIL BARKER and ROB HARRISLONDON - It could be the Duel in Doha.Preparing to host the 2022 World Cup, Qatar is now looking to attract big-name boxing.Promoter Bob Arum has been in talks with Qatari officials about bringing a ...
Nov 14, 2020
JERWIN Ancajas finally arrived in Los Angeles on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), raising big hopes he'll soon be able to fight before the year ends.Ancajas and trainer Joven Jimenez were met at the Tom Bradley International Airport by MP (Manny ...
Oct 1, 2020
THE highly-awaited unification match between world champions Johnriel Casimero and Naoya Inoue has fallen through.The 30-year-old Casimero is now booked for a Sept. 26 fight at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut and is set to face an ...
Aug 17, 2020
JOHNRIEL Casimero called out Top Rank chairman Bob Arum anew while taunting unbeaten Japanese fighter Naoya Inoue.The reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight champion slammed the 88-year-old promoted for protecting Inoue, the World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing ...
Aug 16, 2020
THE camp of Manny Pacquiao denied any talks of the Filipino boxing legend clashing with Terrence Crawford in a title unification bout in November.Manny Pacquiao (MP) Promotions president Sean Gibbons said a fight against Crawford is not on the table for ...
Aug 9, 2020
THE camp of Johnriel Casimero would like to have unbeaten Japanese champion Naoya Inoue in the U.S. first before talks of a reduced purse is discussed.Manny Pacquiao (MP) Promotions president Sean Gibbons said they have to wait for Inoue's ...
Jul 24, 2020
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
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