Manny Pacquiao's Return Moved To Nov. 22 in Macau

by Edward Chaykovsky

The return of WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38KOs) has been moved from November 8th to November 22nd, according to Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum. The fight will still take place at The Venetian in Macau, China. Top Rank was forced to move the date because of a conflict with a Celine Dion concert at the casino. Pacquiao was last seen in action last month, when he got revenge with a twelve round decision win in his rematch with Timothy Bradley.

Arum will sit down with Pacquiao's adviser, Michael Koncz, next week to discuss potential opponents. The Filipino star recently signed a very lucrative contract extension with Top Rank.

“We’ve shifted the date. The Manny Pacquiao fight here will be on 22nd of November. Celine Dion is going to perform here in the eighth,” said Arum to ABS CBN News. “Manny can’t make less for any fight than $20 million. So it goes up from there somewhere between $20 million and $30 million."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PunchyPotorff on 05-29-2014

[QUOTE=chicano box;14600837]Pacquiao should donate sum of that money to his poor country.[/QUOTE] Pac already does that. Very generous man who is genuinely concerned for his people.

Comment by rasdun on 05-29-2014

Provodnikov is a decent fight but Id way rather see Pac v. Broner, Garcia or Canelo. Canelo is probably the only one possible bc Haymon and Schafer aint workin wit TR, but if Oscar and Schafer split, then fighters like…

Comment by shade darkar on 05-29-2014

yeh well if its any fcuking recycled fight you can stick it.

Comment by Bronx2245 on 05-29-2014

[QUOTE=Snake4380;14601090]LOL when people start making dumb comments to advocate for GBP (just because Floyd uses them) or any other promotional company that doesn't pay them know you really are Floyd-worshiper or just an mindless zombie lol... Seriously get a…

Comment by doninlouisiana on 05-29-2014

[QUOTE=Snake4380;14601082]$20 Million guaranteed to fight a former sparring partner and other recycled Top Rank opponents isn't that bad of a deal for Pac... Would have rather seen Pacquiao at least wait and take it fight by fight but without Marquez...Pac…

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