Manny pacquiao asked 40 million dollars from Bob arum, President of Top rank, to fight before Terence crawford.
“I would like to fight someone who has a title,” confessed the Filipino to the Daily Tribune. “We asked Bob 40 million (for me) and 10 for Crawford. I would fight anyone, they know me. I’m not saying no to any challenge. Let them come ”.
The Filipino assured that he would like to fight against the welterweight champion of the CMB Y FIB, Errol spence or Mikey Garcia, who have also been mentioned as possible opponents.
Manny, at 43, has not fought since July 2019, when he defeated a split decision Keith thurman to stay with the welterweight title of the AMB in Las Vegas. However, the Association He took away the championship due to inactivity and gave it to the Cuban Yordenis ugas.
Since then, Pacquiao has focused on his duties as a senator in Philippines, a position he has held since 2016. During 2020 he dedicated himself to supporting his country in that position with the COVID-19 pandemic.
For its part, Terence crawford He last fought on November 14, 2020, when he successfully defended the welterweight title of the OMB by beating by knockout Kell brook in the fourth round.
Pacquiao’s next fight
Manny pacquiao is in negotiations with the team of Ryan Garcia to fight in mid-2021, according to different reports; however, there is nothing official.
Also at the beginning of the year it was reported that a fight was possible against Conor McGregor, but after the Irishman’s defeat in UFC 257, it seems that option is gone.