Manny Pacquiao and Conor Mc Gregor will fight each other in a blockbuster boxing match. The initial rumors have been confirmed and both fighters as well as their respective managers confirm the fight.
As announced on this website few days ago, the bout between Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao and Conor “The Notorius” McGregor is reality and it is gonna happen in 2021.
Manny Pacquiao is a forty-one-year-old boxer from the Philippines and is also a senator for the country. He has been known throughout his career as an excellent boxer never backing down from a challenge and his fierce competitiveness has earned him the nickname “Pac-Man”.
Conor McGregor is much more of a wild man from Ireland and is actually a notorious mixed-martial art fighter, not boxer. However, this did not stop him from challenging the undefeated Floyd “Money” Mayweather to a boxing match in 2017. This first cross fight bout between the MMA and boxing world lead to one of the biggest pay-per-view matches in sports history. It certainly got the attention of fans everywhere, even those who had never watched a boxing or MMA match before.
Also in Conor McGregor’s spare time, he is an owner of his own whiskey company, Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey, which of course is a multi-million dollar business. For McGregor’s next policy stunt, he decided to announce that he would be fighting Manny Pacquiao in an undisclosed location in the Middle East. He chose to challenge Manny Pacquiao, because this was one of Floyd Mayweather’s final opponents before retirement, showing that McGregor is not afraid to challenge the best of the best in either discipline of fighting.
Pacquiao accepted and announced that he would be donating his winnings to the Philippines relief fund for COVID-19.
It is still unknown as to why McGregor chose the Middle East as a destination to fight, other than it would be away from fans and that it is geographically in the middle of the world between Ireland and the Philippines. I imagine that they will still televise the event for fans around the world to watch, for the financial benefit of both fighters.
Now, it is time for both sides to decide a date and a specific location for the bout. Come back for more updates on this fight as more news is made public.