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‘Pacquiao’s last dance’ in boxing? Next big fight now under negotiation

/ 05:45 PM May 03, 2021
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FILE – Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao poses for photos during a press conference shortly after arriving at the international airport in Manila on January 24, 2019, days after defeating US boxer Adrien Broner in Las Vegas. (Photo by TED ALJIBE / AFP)

MANILA, Philippines — Eight-division champ Sen. Manny Pacquiao on Monday confirmed ongoing negotiations for his next possible boxing match.

“May negotiation na ngayon, so ongoing negotiation,” Pacquiao told reporters in an online interview.

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(There are negotiations now, ongoing negotiations.)

The boxing champion-turned-politician, however, did not disclose further details on the possible fight.

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The boxing icon also added that the date of the match is among those still being discussed.

Asked if this would be his last fight, the 42-year-old senator said: “Kasama ‘yan sa announcement [That will be included in the announcement]”

He did not name any possible opponents but in March, boxer Mikey Garcia, a four-division champion, disclosed that his camp is “finalizing” details about his fight with Pacquiao slated in May.

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