By Mark Vester
Everyone wants a shot at Manny Pacquiao but promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank told the The Philippine Star - that nobody will be in the running until after this weekend. Arum says the process of selecting Manny's next opponent will begin to heat up after June 13, the day Miguel Cotto faces Joshua Clottey at New York's Madison Square Garden. Pacquiao will be sitting at ringside.
“It will all depend on Manny. It depends on what he wants,” said Arum. “After June 13, we will get to it seriously. I won’t come up with any name until after June 13."
As far as the venue, Arum is almost sure Pacquiao's next fight will land at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Top Rank has received offers to host Pacquiao's next fight from venues all over the world.
“I’m pretty sure it will be MGM," Arum said. “It’s a good place because of all the casinos there."
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