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Oscar, Arum Inch Closer To Doing Business

Glax0r's Photo Glax0r 13 Sep 2014

Oscar, Arum inch closer to doing business

By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- When Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya paid a visit a couple of months ago to the Los Angeles home of Top Rank promoter Bob Arum, it was to put the years of animosity behind them, not to talk any specific business.

After all, for many years they had been a great team. Between De La Hoya's work in the ring and Arum's brilliant promotion of him they made hundreds of millions of dollars together and tons of big fights.

But the relationship ultimately went south, De La Hoya went out on his own, and the Top Rank-Golden Boy so-called cold war raged. It had a detrimental impact on boxing over the past several years because the companies refused to match their fighters against other, depriving fans of numerous fights we all wanted to see.

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thabigohh's Photo thabigohh 14 Sep 2014

They need to make a fight before the year ends to make up for trash that both have gave us this year