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Pacquiao-Bradley II Appears To Be a Go For April 12

By Edward Chaykovsky

According to a report in the Manila Bulletin, a deal is pretty much wrapped up for Manny Pacquiao to have a rematch with WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley. A press tour, according to the paper, is scheduled for the first week of February with stops in Los Angeles on February 4th and New York City on February 5th.

The fight is scheduled for April 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Bradley (31-0 with 12 KOs) won a controversial twelve round split decision over Pacquiao (55-4-2 with 38 KOs) in June of 2012. Pacquiao was then knocked out cold later that year by Juan Manuel Marquez, who Bradley decisioned in October of last year.

The rematch will land on HBO Pay-Per-View. The first time around, the fight had a buyrate figure of near 900,000. Top Rank is hoping to reach and/or surpass that number with the rematch. Neither fighter draw heavy PPV rips in their last outings. Bradley's PPV with Marquez drew a buyrate of under 400,000, and Pacquiao's fight with Brandon Rios in Macau was roughly between 400 and 500,000.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BoxingSmarts24 on 01-22-2014

[QUOTE=assiong;14157838]Do you have royal blood? Calling someone pessant is like telling yourself your a millionaire. Put your hands around your neck and choke yourself to death fool!!!![/QUOTE] I do have royal blood as a matter of fact! And since me…

Comment by nycsmooth on 01-22-2014

Pac better keep an open eye at these press tours 4 the IRS......

Comment by WESS on 01-22-2014

[QUOTE=mathed;14157760]Tim takes away Pac's movement this time and beats him against the ropes while stalling him with the jab.[/QUOTE] I can see that happening however I think Pac will get the win regardless. I think Bob's going for the trilogy.…

Comment by LA_2_Vegas on 01-22-2014

yeah, good sh*t :boxing::boxing:

Comment by turnedup on 01-22-2014

[B]Last month: He should avenge his loss to Bradley... This month: This fight is bullshhh...why are they fighting..pacquaio is a bum..[/B] I swear to god it doesn't matter which side you support Floyd or Manny..the hatred for these two men…

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