Pacquiao vs. McGregor is apparently a real possibility.
The next big fight could be here sooner than you realize.
According to boxing legend and Philippine senator Manny Pacquiao, his camp has opened talks with MMA star-turned-boxer Conor McGregor, per Yahoo:
“If we can negotiate it, I have no problem. It is OK with both of us,” Pacquiao said when asked about reports he was seeking a match with McGregor who lost a megabucks boxing match in August against the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather.
Pacquiao added that McGregor is one of “many” possible opponents he’d be willing to fight in April.
Pacquiao, 39, last fought in July, losing a controversial unanimous decision to Australian Jeff Horn in Brisbane, Australia.
As for McGregor, he has hasn’t fought since the August bout versus Floyd Mayweather. He was defeated in the 10th round by TKO.
We’ll update the post as more information becomes available.