Like many boxing promoters, Bob Arum's job is to ... well, promote his fighters and their fights. And in doing so, facts sometimes get lost in hyperbole.
But Arum really didn’t need to go over the top Wednesday, when he was among those playing host to the first major media event for the May 2 superfight between
More than 700 media credentials were issued for event at the
It was a setting more appropriate to the Academy Awards.
“I’ve never been through anything like this,” said Arum, who has handled some of the sport’s most iconic bouts including the 1975 “Thrilla in Manila” between