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26 September 2020 20:33

boxing legend, Floyd Mayweather Jr., in 2017, losing after a stoppage in the 10th round.

(CNN) Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor says his next opponent will be boxing legend Manny Pacquiao. the former two-division UFC World Champion, said he's "boxing Manny Pacquiao next in the Middle East." In a tweet Friday, McGregor,the former two-division UFC World Champion, said he's "boxing Manny Pacquiao next in the Middle East." ESPN reported that McGregor is in "serious talks" to fight Pacquiao, citing his manager, Audie Attar, who represents both fighters. Attar told ESPN the bout wasn't a done deal, but the Middle East was one of a few locations being considered to host the match, which would take place in late December or early January. A weight class has not been determined, Attar said. Additionally, Pacquiao's aide Jayke Joson told ESPN that a portion of Pacquiao's earnings from the match would go toward Covid-19 relief efforts in the Philippines.

Conor McGregor says his next opponent will be Manny Pacquiao

Pacquiao is also a Philippine senator. boxing legend, Floyd Mayweather Jr., in 2017, losing after a stoppage in the 10th round. McGregor expressed interest in fighting Pacquiao in Las Vegas earlier this year. He previously faced anotherboxing legend, Floyd Mayweather Jr., in 2017, losing after a stoppage in the 10th round. Read More