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Arum

a genus of the family Araceae which contains many ornamental plants. Includes A. italicum, A. maculatum. Causes intense irritation to the oral mucosa, thought to be due to oxalate raphide crystals in the plant. Called also arum lily, cuckoopint, lords-and-ladies.
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The former strength and conditioning trainer of Manny Pacquiao, Alex Ariza revealed that the Top Rank executive, Bob Arum has a hidden agenda to keep the most anticipated Mayweather vs.
Bob Arum said he was stunned this week when he discovered that fellow promoter Dan Goossen had agreed to pay Antonio Margarito several hundred thousand dollars above the amount he was entitled to from a purse bid of slightly more than $1.
While the 83-year-old Top Rank chief is pressing the panic button, Arum would like to wrap things up the soonest so he can set the stage for the pre-fight activities like the press tour that should be under way by late-January or early February.
As Arum confirmed and from multiple media reports, top management from both sides have indeed been discussing the Pacquiao vs.
The representation made by Top Rank stated that Margarito would next defend against Williams, and now Arum is attempting to circumvent this agreement and the WBO rules by disregarding the very rules he has abided by for many years as a WBO-licensed promoter," Goossen said.
Arum said they have a handful of names being considered but won't know who will land the jackpot until November or even December.
Bob Arum has been good to me at times when my son was working with him, but it is what it is.
Also on the shirt list of Pacquiao opponent is unbeaten American Terrence Crawford, according to Arum, whose Top Rank Inc.
Marquez really wants only one thing before he retires," Arum said.
By the time Arum made his lofty assessment of Pavlik, he had already been told by a Daily News reporter that fellow promoter Lou DiBella had issued a challenge to Pavlik in regards to one-punch knockout artist Edison Miranda.
A day after Horn upset Pacquiao, Arum told the Australian newspaper that he's going to bring Horn to America for a potential big fight in Las Vegas or the iconic Madison Square Garden for a multimillion-dollar payday no matter who he fights.
Pacquiao, who is being groomed to return to the ring next year, insists Arum "doesn't have anything to worry about the injury.