Bob Arum (Hall of Famer) has stated than an announcement on Manny Pacquiao’s next fight will be released soon, the fight is set for April 14 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
“It will be on the same night Jeff Horn and Terence Crawford will fight for the (world welterweight title),”
“We’re just waiting and we will do the announcement once Manny’s on board,” said Bob Arum.
Mike Alvarado (best known for his trilogy with Brandon Rios) is the name that has been touted around with increased speculation, and it seems he will be confirmed sooner rather than later.
Alvarado (37-4, 25 KOs) is a game fighter who almost claimed KO of the year 2017 with his stoppage of Sidney Siqueira
Pacquiao, 39, lost to Horn in his last fight in July 2017 is raring to get back on track, Arum has reveleaed that shoud Pacquia be succesful he will return to fight in November.
Freddie Roach even went further, stating that Pacquiao and Vasyl Lomachenko, could be the November fight.
“Lomachenko’s next fight will be at 135 lbs and he and Manny will meet at 140 (later in the year),” said the Wild Card Boxing Club guru.