by Ronnie Nathanielsz
“Fighter of the Decade” Manny Pacquiao returns home on Saturday with his adviser Michael Koncz for a few days before returning to Los Angeles.
In a brief interview with BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard, Koncz said “we are coming back tonight, Manny and I.”
They are returning on the Philippine Airlines flight.
Koncz said Pacquiao will “take a vacation, spending time with his wife and his kids in Los Angeles.”
He said “we have no definite plans for his next fight and after a vacation we will sit down and decide what we are going to do next in the boxing.”
Despite reports that no decision has been made regarding a November bout, BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard has been reliably informed that Pacquiao’s choice is a fourth fight against Juan Manuel Marquez, possibly even in Mexico where Pacquiao is immensely popular, instead of a rematch with Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley who took the Filipino’s WBO welterweight title in a decision that has been condemned around the world.
The hugely controversial decision has spawned a review by the WBO as well as a request by Top Rank promoter Bob Arum to the Nevada State Attorney General to conduct an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the decision.