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Manny Pacquiao. AFP FILE PHOTO

Manny Pacquiao’s next fight on April 23 will definitely be in the United Arab Emirates.…

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Will Uncle Bob Arum speak up, please »

(FILES) This file photo taken on September 3, 2014 shows boxing promoter Bob Arum gesturing while speaking at a press conference for boxers Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri in Los Angeles, California.
Arum has slammed as "total madness" a proposal to allow professional boxers to fight against amateurs in the Rio Olympics. / AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J. BROWN

There were three odd possibilities listed last week on how Jeff Horn of Australia could hope to upset Manny Pacquiao:…

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Pick my opponent, Pacquiao asks fans »

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao raises his WBO welterweight championship belt during a news conference upon arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay city, southeast of Manila, Philippines. Pacquiao, 38, will add another fight to his long career resume when he takes on Australian welterweight Jeff Horn on April 23 at a venue to be decided. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)

Manny Pacquiao on Monday asked his legions of Twitter followers to choose his opponent after announcing his next world title defence will be in the United Arab Emirates. “See you in UAE for my next fight. #TeamPacquiao” the WBO world welterweight champion tweeted, appearing to scupper reports that he would next fight Australia’s Jeff Horn […]…

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Pacquiao-Horn moves to UAE »

Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines lands a right to the head of Jessie Vargas during their WBO welterweight championship fight at the Thomas & Mack Center on November 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

From Australia to United Arab Emirates. That’s the abrupt detour Manny Pacquiao’s fight against Jeff Horn took Saturday. Michael Koncz, Pacquiao’s adviser, announced the startling development at a press conference with officials of Al Afaq Tourism on Saturday in Abu Dhabi. “We did execute an agreement. 100 percent, the fight will happen here (UAE),” Koncz […]…

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Koncz: Pacquiao to fight Horn in UAE »

Manny Pacquiao. AP

Manny Pacquiao’s fight against unheralded Jeff Horn which was initially slated in Australia will be held in the United Arab Emirates instead. According to Michael Koncz, longtime adviser of the Filipino boxing champion, there is “100 percent” the bout will be staged in the UAE. “It took us a while to get this deal together,”Koncz […]…

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