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Pacquiao-Horn headed for sellout »

Manny Pacquiao, right, an 11-time boxing champion across eight weight divisions and now a member of the Philippines senate, speaks at a press conference in Brisbane, Australia, Wednesday, April 27, 2017, about his coming bout against Australia's Jeff Horn, left. Their world title bout is scheduled for July 2. (AP Photo/John Pye)

Looks like the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn tussle for the WBO welterweight crown on July 2 in Australia is headed for a sellout. According to Top Rank publicist Fred Sternburg, over 26,000 tickets were sold merely two hours after the tickets went on sale to the public Friday. Promoter Bob Arum is hoping that the Pacquiao-Horn […]…

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Pacquiao finally meets challenger »

Manny Pacquiao, right, an 11-time boxing champion across eight weight divisions and now a member of the Philippines senate, speaks at a press conference in Brisbane, Australia, Wednesday, April 27, 2017, about his coming bout against Australia's Jeff Horn, left. Their world title bout is scheduled for July 2. (AP Photo/John Pye)

Promoter Bob Arum likened the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn collision for the World Boxing Organization welterweight crown on July 2 in Brisbane, Australia, to a young lion challenging the alpha male for control of the pride.…

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Pacquiao meets Horn, starts to prep for ‘Battle of Brisbane’ »

Manny Pacquiao, right, an 11-time boxing champion across eight weight divisions and now a member of the Philippines senate, speaks at a press conference in Brisbane, Australia, Wednesday, April 27, 2017, about his coming bout against Australia's Jeff Horn, left. Their world title bout is scheduled for July 2. (AP Photo/John Pye)

BRISBANE, Australia — Manny Pacquiao has had bigger, more significant fights while compiling world titles in an unprecedented eight divisions. The 38-year-old senator from the Philippines may not have fought in front of a bigger crowd, though, than what promoters are predicting for Pacquiao’s “Battle of Brisbane” on July 2 against Jeff Horn. The on-again-off-again […]…

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Pacquiao tells Horn: Work hard so we can entertain people »

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2016 file photo, Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, celebrates after defeating Jessie Vargas in their WBO welterweight title boxing match, in Las Vegas. Pacquiao will fight Australian Jeff Horn on July 2 at Brisbane’s 52,500-capacity Suncorp Stadium in a defense of Pacquiao’s WBO welterweight title. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)

Even Manny Pacquiao himself admitted he hardly knows about his Australian challenger Jeff Horn, who is a former schoolteacher in Brisbane and unheralded boxer. Pacquiao arrived in Australia Monday (Manila time) to promote his fight against Horn, who holds a record of 16 wins, zero losses and a draw with 11 knockouts but hasn’t really […]…

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Pacquiao says Horn fight will show he’s not done yet »

Manny Pacquiao during ONE Championship: Kings of Destiny at Mall of Asia Arena. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

The 38-year-old Pacquiao, an 11-time champion across eight weight divisions and now a member of the Philippines senate, had intended the fight in Brisbane with local school teacher Horn to be a stepping stone to a more lucrative bout with former welterweight world champion Amir Khan. But Pacquiao now says the bout gives him a […]…

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