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Bob Arum: May 5 fight a 'joke'

Updated: November 4, 2011, 1:20 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Top Rank's Bob Arum, who promotes Manny Pacquiao, told ESPN.com Thursday that he is not taking seriously Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s apparent plan to try to make a fight with Pacquiao next spring.

On Wednesday night, Leonard Ellerbe, one of Mayweather's advisers, told ESPN.com that Mayweather had decided to return to the ring May 5 and that they had put the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on hold.

"We're looking to make the biggest fight possible and everyone knows what that fight is, ...

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