Legendary boxing promoter and CEO of Top Rank, Bob Arum joins the podcast this week. We preview Wilder-Fury II, being the first fight ever promoted during the Super Bowl, how many pay-per-view buys it will sell, the winner eclipsing Canelo as the biggest draw, working with PBC, ESPN and FOX co-branding, Top Rank moving to ESPN, big fights not being on linear television (they should be) more, how much ESPN+ hurts pay-per-view numbers, if he'd work with DAZN, Showtime's future, HBO's boxing exit, his thoughts on Anthony Joshua vs. Fury, regretting not booking Crawford-Pacquiao, why he doesn't agree with me Crawford is ducking fighters, and more.
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Listen and subscribe on iTunes. Previous guests have included Greg McElroy, Taylor Rooks, Curt Menefee, Nate Burleson, Joy Taylor, Matt Barrie, Ryan Ruocco, Jenny Taft, Damien Woody, Kate Abdo, Adam Anshell, Charles Davis, Abby Hornacek, Renee Young, Mark Kriegel, Robbie Fox, Mike Coppinger, Paul Finebaum, Dan Patrick, Colleen Wolfe, Michael Wilbon, Jen Lada, Peter Burns, Adam Schefter, Rachel Bonnetta, Kenny Albert, Tim Brando, Kevin Burkhardt, Marcus Spears, Dianna Russini, Maria Taylor, Michael McCarthy, Chris Mannix, Jason Martin, Chris Haynes, Adam Schein, Matthew Berry, Michael Buffer, Erika Nardini, Sage Steele, Ashley Brewer, Field Yates, Mike Florio, Dave Portnoy, Laura Rutledge, Ramona Shelburne, Ian Rapoport, Mina Kimes, Molly Qerim, Will Cain, Jorge Sedano, and more.