Tag Archives: Bob Arum

The Hauser Report: Four Fights

Anyone who was on the job and watched them all would have put in a full eight-hour shift and been eligible for overtime pay.

Jermell Charlo is the Full Package but is Playing Second Fiddle Once Again

Jermell Charlo defends his 154-pound WBC title against Austin Trout at the Staples Center on Saturday night in Los Angeles, but he’s not packaged as the promotion’s main event attraction

Vasyl Lomachenko and the Lure of History

Boxing fans want to believe that they’re watching greatness. And today’s omnipresent hype machine feeds that desire. “History isn’t what it used to be,” Patrick Kehoe writes

Lomachenko Might Not Want to Take the Elevator Too Far North

The early-shift bellman at the Row NYC Hotel, an avid boxing fan, was raving over what he’d seen the previous night on ESPN from a very slick, highly skilled

Boxing 2018: Some Thoughts on the Powers That Be

We’re living in an age of vertical integration and corporate consolidation. The path to power in today’s economy lies through the merger of powerful economic interests.

The Hauser Report: St. Patrick’s Day at Madison Square Garden

Some observations on the St. Patrick’s Day fight card promoted by Top Rank.

Irish Olympian Michael Conlan (the only Irishman on the card) was the big ticket seller. Super-lightweight Jose Ramirez (pictured on the left) was the big winner.

25 Years Ago, Carbajal-Gonzalez I Made Ounce-for-Ounce Magic

On March 13, 1993, two exceptionally talented and courageous light flyweights, Michael “Little Hands of Stone” Carbajal and Humberto “Chiquita” Gonzalez

Can Quigg Upset Valdez? Unlikely, But it Should Be an Entertaining Scrap

Scott Quigg’s match with Carl Frampton in February of 2016 was a major event in the U.K. Abetted by a large contingent of Frampton supporters from Northern Ireland

Pacquiao Was Insulted; JC Superstar Can Relate

Jeff Horn and challenger Terence Crawford. Arum had Pacquiao pencilled in to fight former WBO 140-pound champion Mike Alvarado in a 10-round contest.

Competing NYC Shows Proof There Can Never Be True Harmony in Boxing

But harsh reality has a way of regularly crashing into dreamy idealism, which is why some of boxing’s most contentious battles are not waged in the ring, where they belong