Wednesday, December 7th 2011

Top Rank Boxing: A Statistical Snapshot

TOP RANK – By the Numbers thru 12/03/11… and counting

More than 45 years ago, Bob Arum promoted his first fight, when Muhammad Ali defended his world heavyweight title against George Chuvalo in Toronto on March 29, 1966. Here’s  a statistical update of the career of the Top Rank chairman, compiled by Top Rank matchmaker Bruce Trampler (statistics complete through the end of 2011):

 11,500 Approximate number of bouts promoted by TR

   1,829 Fight cards promoted by TR

     759  Boxing shows TR promoted on ESPN network

     574  World title fights promoted by TR

     456  Boxing shows TR promoted in Nevada

     406  Boxing shows TR promoted in New Jersey

     200  American cities in which TR has promoted

     134  Boxing shows promoted by TR in California

     120  Boxing shows promoted by TR in Texas    

     104  Pay-per-view boxing shows promoted by TR

       98  Boxing shows promoted by TR on CBS network

       96  Boxing shows TR promoted on HBO network

       73  Boxing shows TR promoted on ABC network

       8Foreign or international cities in which TR has  promoted

       57  Boxing shows promoted by TR in Arizona

       52  Boxing shows promoted by TR in New York State*  

       49  Boxing shows promoted by TR in Puerto Rico

       46  Boxing shows promoted by TR in Illinois

       41  States in which TR has promoted boxing

       39  Miguel Cotto fights promoted by TR

       38  Michael Carbajal fights promoted by TR

       37  Oscar De la Hoya fights promoted by TR

       37  Donald Curry fights promoted by TR

       36  Johnny Tapia fights promoted by TR

       35  Floyd Mayweather fights promoted by TR

       34  Boxing shows promoted by TR in Pennsylvania

       33  James Toney fights promoted by TR

       32  Erik Morales fights promoted by TR

       31  Micky Ward fights promoted by TR

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       29  Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr fights promoted by TR

       28  Iran Barkley fights promoted by TR

       27  Muhammad Ali fights promoted or co-promoted by TR

       27  Boxing shows promoted by TR on Closed-Circuit TV

       27  Brandon Rios fights promoted by TR

       25  Freddie Roach fights promoted by TR

       25  Roger Mayweather fights promoted by TR

       24  Boxing shows promoted by TR in New Mexico

       23  Juanma Lopez fights promoted by TR

       22  World heavyweight title fights promoted by TR

       22  Foreign countries in which TR has promoted, plus Puerto Rico

       22  Victor Ortiz fights promoted by TR

       21  Boxing shows promoted by TR in Florida

       21  Antonio Margarito fights promoted by TR

       20  Marvelous Marvin Hagler fights promoted by TR

       17  Manny Pacquiao fights promoted by TR*

       28  Boxing shows promoted by TR on Showtime/ShoBox networks

       14  George Foreman fights promoted by TR

       13  Thomas Hearns fights promoted by TR

       10  Alexis Arguello fights promoted by TR

       10  Mike McCallum fights promoted by TR

         8  Roberto Duran fights promoted by TR

         8  Nonito Donaire fights promoted by TR

         8  Boxing shows promoted by TR in Colorado

         7  Sugar Ray Leonard fights promoted by TR

         7  Julio Cesar Chavez fights by TR   

         7  Vito Antuofermo fights promoted by TR

         5  Carlos Monzon fights promoted by TR

         5  Emile Griffith fights promoted by TR

         4  Mike Tyson fights promoted by TR

         2  Larry Holmes fights promoted by TR

         1  Snake River Canyon jump by Evel Knievel promoted by Bob Arum

         0  Boxing shows (so far!) promoted by TR in Alabama, Alaska,

            Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia,     

            Wyoming

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