Arum: Mosley not likely to fight Pacquiao
That's the word from Pacquiao promoter
Asked on Sunday if he'd read the less-than-glowing reports of the controversial draw, Arum gave little reason to expect a Mosley-Pacquiao showdown.
"I did and I read them saying Mosley was huffing and puffing for air in the fourth or fifth round," Arum said. "To me, that is the real tipoff for an aging fighter. Even Big
"What I've read is not very supportive to make any Mosley-Pacquiao bout. Look, he's going to be 40 and he's in the lighter weights where speed is so important. He's on a show with guys -- example, 20-year-old
"I guess Shane needs the money due to his matrimonial sitaution (a divorce under harsh California community property rules)," Arum said. "I've always considered Shane to be a nice guy but this is what happens to fighters when they age.
"It's like (
Arum said he wouldn't be interested in playing the flakcatcher if he made a Shane-Manny bout at this point.
"I have to constantly be aware of this, the flak from the naysayers. We've faced with (
On another front, Arum said
Arum is planning a Dec. 4 doubleheader in Atlantic City featuring Chavez against Polish gamester