Boxing great Manny Pacquiao appears at The AFL Footy Show
Manny Pacquiao is currently in Australia. He visits the Land Down Under in terms of the promotional tour for his WBO World welterweight title defense against Aussie Jeff Horn on July 2 in Brisbane.
On Thursday the star out of Philippines appeared at The AFL Footy Show on the Nine Network. Among everything he spoke about his career, upbringing and future aspirations.
When asked about the 2015 multi-million dollar fight against Floyd Mayweather, “Pacman” said he would “love to” face off the “Money” again. Mayweather won the fight by unanimous decision.
“I’d love to especially because my shoulder is fixed already. But it depends on him, if he wants to fight again,” said Pacquiao. “I never thought I lost that fight.”
Battle of Brisbane
Earlier on the day Manny Pacquiao met Jeff Horn in Tullamarine, Victoria. Talking the upcoming challenge Horn responded to Pacquiao’s advise to be 100 per cent conditioned on July 2.
“I know he’ll hit me, so it will be easier to hit him back,” said Horn. “He says he wants me at 100 per cent, that he doesn’t want an easy fight. I promise him it won’t be an easy fight.”
The man who put Pacquiao vs Horn deal together is Bob Arum. The Hall of fame promoter highly anticipates the “real fight”.
“If you have a fighter who wants to engage. Particularly a fighter who is such an excellent counter-puncher like Jeff Horn, baby you have a real fight,” said Arum.
38-year-old Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) is an 11-time world champion, winning the belt in eight weight classes. 29-year-old Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) is the WBO World title contender, ranked number two in the welterweight category.