The 41-year old boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is likely to have to more fights before hanging the gloves.
Pacman, who has one of the most celebrated boxing career in history also revealed through his long-time trainer Freddie Roach that he wanted to have a rematch against Floyd Mayweather Jr., or a fight against Terrence Crawford as his last fight before focusing on politics.
Currently, the only eight-division world champion has a lot of possible opponents on the list. They are all waiting on whether they will be chosen and march towards the biggest fight of their career.
On the Mayweather rematch, Pacquiao’s camp is expecting it to be hard, however, they will pursue what Pacquiao wants before finally closing the curtain on his professional boxing career.
Lomachenko set to fight Lopez in Top Rank’s biggest offer in pandemic
Despite the current pandemic that caused dramatic loss to different boxing events, legendary promoter Bob Arum was able to ink a deal and promote the biggest fight he could assemble during this trying time, a main event bout between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez.
Lomachenko is the unified lightweight champion while Lopez holds the IBF belt.
In normal condition, the bout will surely gather thousands of fans in the fight night and millions on pay-per-view, but the thing is, the big time match will only be televised on ESPN free television. This is to quench the thirst of boxing fans who wanted an attention-stealer fight
The defending WBC super middleweight champion David Benavidez is the favorite over contender Roamer Alexis Angulo as they face each other on Saturday.
Benavidez who is still unbeaten (22 wins, 19 KOs) is -800 favorite in betting while Angulo is +500.
However, Angulo is also on a three-fight winning streak for his 26 wins, 22 via knockout and only one defeat.
Both fighters have the momentum and the young Benavidez will have to look out for the veteran Angulo who has yet to get knocked out.
“I have to be patient. I can’t just try to knock him out and leave myself open. I have confidence in my abilities, and if I do everything right, I believe the knockout will come. I’m ready to give a great show to all my fans around the world,” Benavidez said.