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Koncz: Nike Amused By White's Comments on Pacquiao

by Ronnie Nathanielsz

Fighter of the Decade Manny Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz has disclosed that Nike has some new deals in store for the eight division world champion.

Koncz told the BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard that he had talked to executives of Nike’s Corporate Office in their headquarters in  Beaverton, Oregon and that they felt the comments by UFC’s Dana White that Nike had dropped Pacquiao were “pretty amusing” but certainly not true.

Koncz quoted Nike officials as telling him the “Pacquiao line is selling very well and that they have got some other things going” that would involve Pacquiao.

UFC president Dana White had claimed that Nike was “shutting down the Manny Pacquiao line and starting up the Jon Jones line” in a multi-year deal with the UFC champion.

White said in MMA Weekly that he didn’t know why they shut down the Pacquiao line which was “selling like hot cakes.”

Earlier. Boxingscene.com quoted Fred Sternburg, Pacquiao’s publicist who branded White’s claims as “100 percent false. The relationship between Manny and Nike has never been better.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by flushuppercut on 08-14-2012

Like i've said-boxer of the decade-that can be disputed. most exciting boxer of the decade-that is undisputed

Comment by Weebler I on 08-14-2012

[QUOTE=larryx2012;12426499]My god all i had to read was "fighter of the decade" and i knew who wrote this[/QUOTE] He did win fighter of the decade though

Comment by flushuppercut on 08-14-2012

He might not be better than Floyd but he is a more aggressive and exciting than Floyd which is why he is relevant.To argue that would mean u dont know boxing

Comment by larryxxx. on 08-14-2012

[QUOTE=JOM'S;12426040]well their is nothing funny about that as pac is the last fighter of the decade, a title earned in blood, sweat and tears...[/QUOTE] It's funny to me as i don't think he deserved it..this "fighter of the decade" wouldnt…

Comment by larryxxx. on 08-14-2012

My god all i had to read was "fighter of the decade" and i knew who wrote this

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