Current WBO 147lb welterweight champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao(59-6-2 38kos) confirmed via Twitter and InstaGram that he and his team are in negotiations to fight Amir “King” Khan(31-4 19kos) despite Pacquiao’s promoter Top Rank’s Bob Arum saying otherwise days prior.
— Manny Pacquiao (@mannypacquiao) February 23, 2017
The bout is rumored to take place in UAE(United Arab Emirates) on May 20th or 27th on HBO Pay-Per-View.
Pacquiao last fought in November of 2016 against Jessie Vargas(27-2 10kos) where he won the WBO 147lb title for the 3rd time via unanimous decision.
Khan’s last fight was a brutal knockout defeat to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez(48-1-1 34kos) in round number 6 in May of 2016.
More news to come.