It was reported by many respected periodicals on Wednesday , August 3, that eight division world titlist Manny Pacquiao has indeed chosen to face current WBO Welterweight champion Jessie Vargas (27-1, 10 KOs) in an anticipated November 5 return to the professional ring at a location to be named later.
On July 12, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum dropped a bombshell on the boxing media, stating that longtime client and Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao would indeed be making his return to the professional ring on November 5, more than likely facing current 140 pound champion Terence Crawford or WBO Welterweight title holder Jessie Vargas in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Although eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao is still very much absorbed with his duties as a Senator of his beloved Philippines, rumors have been circulating throughout the boxing community of a potential November 5 return to the ring.
Since putting forth a pound for pound performance this past Saturday night in defeating formerly unbeaten WBC Super Lightweight Champion Viktor Postol, Omaha, Nebraska native Terence Crawford appears to be the fan favorite for a November 5 showdown with Philippines Senator Manny Pacquiao.
This past Saturday night, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, undefeated fighter Terence Crawford decisively outpointed former 140 pound title holder Viktor Postol to become the WBC,WBO and Ring recognized Super Lightweight champion.
It was announced earlier this week by Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum that Philippines Senator and eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao will face one of three possible opponents on November 5, in Las Vegas, Nevada; Terence Crawford, Viktor Postol and Jessie Vargas.
It was revealed earlier this week by Top Rank CEO Bob Arum that Manny Pacquiao's next fight will be against one of three current champions; Terence Crawford, Jessie Vargas and Viktor Postol.
At the final press conference in support of this Saturday's, 140 pound unification bout between Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol, Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach took time out to speak with FightHubTV about Filipino fight legend Manny Pacquiao and his return to the ring slated for November 5.
It was recently announced by Top Rank CEO Bob Arum that eight division world titlist Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring on November 5th, following a break from his duties as Senator of his native country.