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Arum not interested in matching Pacquiao against Thurman, Brook or Spence

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao won’t be matched against Keith Thurman or the winner of Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence Jr. fight, as his Top Rank promoter Bob Arum says he’s not interested in putting the 38-year-old Filipino star in a unification fight. Arum sees the unification fights as for “boxing schmucks.” … Read

Pacquiao’s proposed new opponent is Jeff Horn says Pugmire

By Chris Williams: Amir Khan was ruled out as Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent by promoter Bob Arum on Tuesday. Arum said he has a new proposal for a different opponent for Pacquiao to fight in his next bout in July. Arum didn’t say who the name of the opponent is, but according to Lance Pugmire […]

Amir Khan still believes Pacquiao fight will happen

By Jim Dower: Manny Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum said on Tuesday that the Amir Khan fight is dead and not happening for the Filipino star’s next fight. Arum says the $38 million offer made by investors in the UAE didn’t materialize for a fight between Pacquiao and Khan in the United Arab Emirates. Arum said […]

Arum : Khan won’t be Pacquiao’s next fight

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is saying that his fighter Manny Pacquiao WON’T be fighting Amir Khan next in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for hi next fight. The $38 million offer that came from someone in the UAE turned out to be a valid one. Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz reportedly just […]

Pacquiao vs. Khan moved to May 19

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao will be fighting Amir Khan on May 19 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) rather than the original date of April 23. Michael Koncz, the adviser for the 38-year-old Pacquiao, says the decision behind moving the date from April 23 to May 19 was so that there would be more […]

Horn’s promoter doubts Pacquiao-Khan fight happens

By Chris Williams: Despite the news from former eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan saying that their fight on April 23 is a “done deal”, Dean Lonergan, the promoter for #2 WBO Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs), doubts the Pacquiao-Khan fight will take place. He doesn’t see the $38 million materializing for […]

Hearn talks Pacquiao-Khan and Brook-Spence fights

By Scott Gilfoid: Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn has some interesting thoughts on the Manny Pacquiao vs. Amir Khan and Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence fights. First off, Hearn continues to doubt that Pacquiao-Khan will come off on April 23 like it’s been talked about. Hearn DOES NOT believe the Pacquiao vs. Khan fight will […]

Arum not calling Pacquiao-Khan a done deal yet

By Chris Williams: While Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao are both saying that their April 23 fight is a done deal, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum isn’t ready to say it’s a done deal. What means for the Pacquiao-Khan fight remains to be seen. Hopefully the Pacquiao vs. Khan fight gets made, because it appears […]

Khan: I know I can beat Pacquiao

By Scott Gilfoid: Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao say they’ll be fighting each other next on in a match that could take place on April 23. The venue for the Pacquiao-Khan fight hasn’t been decided yet, but Khan is saying that it could take place in either Dubai or the UK. It remains to be […]

Pacquiao says Khan fight is a done deal for April 23

By Chris Williams: WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao says his team has come to terms with British boxing star Amir Khan (31-4, 19 KOs) for a fight on April 23. Khan, 29, has also confirmed that that he’s agreed to terms with Pacquiao for April 23. It’s unclear how #2 WBO contender Jeff Horn is […]

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