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 Last update:  3/16/2008       Read more by Mark Vester         
   
Manny Pacquiao vs. David Diaz on June 28
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By Mark Vester

Promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank has said that WBC super featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao will indeed move up in weight to the lightweight limit of 135-pounds. He will challenge WBC lightweight champ David Diaz, also promoted by Top Rank, on June 28 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

On Saturday night in Las Vegas, Pacquiao won a close split-decision over Juan Manuel Marquez to capture the super featherweight title. He suffered a bad cut on his right eyelid. If the cut does not heal in time for the June date, the fight will probably move to a date in July. The fight is expected to land on HBO pay-per-view. 

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comment by Mike Tyson77, on 03-18-2008
[QUOTE=Katz]Valero has nothing to offer but peanuts. in the business side: it's high risk very low reward fight on the fan side: its waaaaaaaarrrr! :D well as you know boxing is all about money.[/QUOTE] sad but fuckin' true!! Id pay $55.00 to see these two go at.

comment by Sinisterevo, on 03-18-2008
I'll wait for the replay the following week....unless the undercard is stacked, and I mean sky high.

comment by Katz, on 03-18-2008
[QUOTE=Mike Tyson77]So he wont fight Valero? :nonono: :nonono:[/QUOTE] Valero has nothing to offer but peanuts. in the business side: it's high risk very low reward fight on the fan side: its waaaaaaaarrrr! :D well as you know boxing is all about money.

comment by Mike Tyson77, on 03-18-2008
So he wont fight Valero? :nonono: :nonono:

comment by Katz, on 03-18-2008
[QUOTE=IncuFan]Win, lose, or draw I felt like Pac was going to move up and fight David Diaz. If he gets the rematch with JMM I bet it happens at 135. I think Pac will beat Diaz, and this will give us a good perspective on how well Pac will do at LW.[/QUOTE] I think Hatton would be too much f...

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