Top Rank Promotions president Todd Duboef is scheduled to meet with the manager of WBC/WBO bantamweight champion Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire today (Thursday in the US) regarding the stalemate over Donaire's contract with Top Rank. Bob Arum told the Philippine Daily Inquirer that his stepson Duboef would meet with Donaire's manager Cameron Dunkin Thursday morning to discuss the issue of Donaire's contract. 

Arum said Donaire "either he fulfills the contract or we continue with this nonsense which is a pity." 

He was referring to Donaire's having signed up with Golden Boy Promotions claiming that Top Rank was in "breach of contract" for not fulfilling its commitment to give Donaire three fights a year. 

However, Arum had claimed they could not meet the terms of the contract because injuries to Donaire had set them back by 300 on medical suspensions. 

The stalemate over Donaire's contract prevented a planned unification title fight with WBA champion Anselmo "Chemito" Moreno on May 28. 

One positive development was the agreement reached between Top Rank and Golden Boy on the case of Juan Manuel Marquez where Golden Boy didn't exercise its option to match the offer of Arum for Marquez to fight Manny Pacquiao. 

The issue was handled by arbitrator and former judge Daniel Weinstein. Arum revealed that "we have had a mediation last Monday and solved other outstanding issues, including the Marquez case." 

The Top Rank promoter added that he "could not go into" details of the mediation. The Inquirer learned that Donaire and his wife Rachel are scheduled to visit the Philippines in June although no other details were available. 

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