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McGregor shuns Pacquiao, wants ‘true fight’ next »

NEW YORK, United States — Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor, touted as a potential opponent for Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao, has indicated he wants his next bout to be a return to the octagon rather than the ring. Caught on video by the celebrity news site while out and about in New York, McGregor was asked about Pacquiao's announcement last week that he had opened talks to fight McGregor. "I…

16 hours ago / Read More »

Is Pacquiao vs McGregor fake news? »

SOUTHPAW PERCY DELLA

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA—The two top patrons of the plausible do not believe that negotiations are underway for a crossover bout between Conan McGregor and Manny Pacquiao. At least not yet. Bob Arum, Pacquiao’s cunning promoter, says talk that the ring’s idle but again raring for prime time eight-division titlist will face the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s reigning superstar in a boxing match, is not only false. It is also “old news, consisting only of an…

2 days ago / Read More »

Pacquiao’s next bout: Where, when, vs who, how? »

  Señor Fernando Beltran, amiable top international boxing promoter, has announced his plan to bring Manny Pacquiao to his hometown Mexico. “Mexico deserves to see him, nothing clear but we’re making the attempt,” Beltran explained, adding there has been initial negotiation. A Pacquiao fight in Mexico would be a ready sell-out, said Beltran. He said Mexican fans have all these years been craving to watch Pacquiao live. Pacquiao has clashed with a slew of…

3 days ago / Read More »
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