Manny Pacquiao, Conor McGregor face off soon?

Tanya Simon
February 14, 2020

'I am proud to partner with Paradigm Sports Management and am excited for the opportunities that Audie Attar and PSM have to offer, ' Pacquiao said in a release following the news. Never think negatively; that is the beginning of your downfall.

A showdown between boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor is now close to happening.

Lawyer Brando Viernesto, one of Pacquiao's lawyers at the Senate and who worked also played a key role for the PSM contract to materialize, said Pacquiao's pact with PBC was only good for two fights.

Pacquiao exploded onto the world boxing scene when he defeated Edmund "Enting" Ignacio on January 22, 1995. Pacquiao and McGregor, in the same poster, are also very likely going to attract many audiences around the world willing to pay the price of seeing their match live.

There has been speculation that Pacquiao could fight McGregor, and that Floyd Mayweather could face the victor if he wanted. Can not wait to work together.

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Sen. Manny Pacquiao (left) formalizes his entry into Paradigm Sports Management by shaking hands with the company's founder Audie Attar.

And Mayweather has told Drink Chimps that himself and UFC chief Dana White are planning to stage a fight with Conor and Khabib on the same day.

Pacquiao hasn't seen action since beating Keith Thurman last July under Al Haymon's Premier Boxing Champions (PBC).

McGregor has previously spoken of his interest in boxing Pacquiao in a lucrative superfight and last month claimed that an offer was on the table.

Manny Pacquiao's camp has yet to set a date for his return to the ring, but the Filipino boxer is making headlines for another important reason. Mayweather announced on social media that he is coming out of retirement and will fight again in 2020, he hasn't announced an opponent yet but a rematch with either Pacquiao or McGregor would be big money fights for him.

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