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Old 11-14-2012, 11:48 PM   #72
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Default Re: Arum RE: Mares-Donaire: "We will Pay for Mares but NO Co-Promotion"

Originally Posted by purephase View Post
At best for Top Rank it was a situation equivalent to the one they just had with Vanes where they had absolutely no idea what to do with a guy. TV dates are of course of paramount importance, but I think you're grossly overestimating HBO's interest in and commitment to Gamboa after Lopez went down, especially for a fight in the second half of 2011 when most of the year's budget was gone thanks to the Alexander-Bradley mess and other Greenburg decisions.
Dude Gamboa is a premier talent. Not only that, he's exciting as hell. HBO recognizes this, everyone in boxing does.
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