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Manny Pacquiao vs. Kell Brook possible for 2017

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook’s promoter Eddie Hearn says he’s in talks with WBO 147lb champion Manny Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum for a unification fight between the two fighters. However, Hearn says that they seem to be interested in unbeaten contender Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) being Pacquiao’s next opponent for April […]

Arum needs Pacquiao’s agreement for Horn fight on Apr.22

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has an agreement from #2 IBF, #2 WBO Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) for a fight against Arum’s money fighter Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) on April 22 at the 52,000 seat Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. Arum is now waiting for Pacquiao to approve the fight, […]

Crawford denies asking for $7M for Pacquiao fight

By Chris Williams: WBC/WBO light welterweight champion Terence “Bud” Crawford is denying that he asked for $7 million to fight Manny Pacquiao for his April 23 fight. Their promoter Bob Arum also says that Crawford asked him for $7M for the fight against the 38-year-old Pacquiao. Trainer Freddie Roach was the one who said that […]

Jeff Mayweather says Pacquiao doesn’t want Crawford fight

By Chris Williams: Jeff Mayweather doesn’t believe that Manny Pacquiao really wants to fight Terence Crawford at all. He feels this way because of the recent $20 million request that Pacquiao made from his promotional company Top Rank for him to fight the unbeaten Crawford (30-0, 21 KOs). Jeff says that a fight between Pacquiao […]

Roach says Burns or Horn possible for Pacquiao’s April fight

By Chris Williams: WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao’s trainer says that WBA World light welterweight champion Ricky Burns (41-5-1, 14 KOs) and #2 IBF, #2 WBO Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) are the two possibilities for Pacquiao’s next fight on April 23. The 33-year-old Burns is a new name that has been added to the […]

Arum to meet Jeff Horn’s promoters next week to talk Pacquiao fight on April 23

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has a scheduled meeting with Duco Events director Dean Longergan next Tuesday to talk about finalizing a fight between their fighter #2 WBO Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) and Arum’s fighter WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) for April 23 at the Suncorp Stadium in […]

Roach: Crawford wanted $7M for Pacquiao fight

By Chris Williams: Trainer Freddie Roach says that he was told a week ago by Top Rank promoter Bob Arum that Terence Crawford was the possible opponent for Manny Pacquiao’s next fight. However, Roach then said he heard that the 29-year-old Crawford’s asking price was $7 million for the Pacquiao fight. Roach thinks that it […]

Gary Russell Jr. defends against Oscar Escandon on Feb.18

By Jeff Aranow: WBC World featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (27-1, 16 KOs) will be back inside the ring next month in defending his WBC title against 32-year-old Oscar Escandon (25-2, 17 KOs) at the U.S Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. This will be Russell Jr’s second defense of his title that he won two […]

Jeff Horn: I can beat Pacquiao

By Chris Williams: Unbeaten #2 WBO, #2 IBF Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) could be the next opponent for WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) to make his first defense of his title against in April. Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum is looking to finalize a fight for the 38-year-old Pacquiao, and it could […]

Pacquiao’s fight against Horn possible for Australia

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao could be back inside the ring against Top Rank fighter Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) in April in Brisbane, Australia. The talk is the fight would take place at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. This is part of Pacquiao’s 85-year-old promoter Bob Arum’s idea to make Pacquiao a worldwide star […]

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