Fans of Filipino boxing superstar Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao who fears that the days of their idol on the boxing ring is near, can now have a sigh of relief. According to reports, after his forthcoming fight with Mexican boxing star on November 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Pacquiao will take four more fights before he officially retires from boxing. Top Rank Promotions president Bob Arum, who promotes the professional boxing fights of Pacquiao said his prized ward is set to fight two more years before he can finally call it quits on the boxing ring.
Arum said he is confident undefeated American boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. would be one of the four remaining opponents of Pacquiao before the boxing superstar retires in the boxing ring. “He’s going to fight in the spring, and he fights in fall; that’s the pattern we’ve had recently,” Arum said.
Meanwhile, Pacquiao said although he wants to fight Mayweather in the future, it would not be a deal on his part if the the fight will not materialized in the future. Pacquiao said he had achieved many things in the ring and it would not be a letdown on him if he cannot fight Mayweather.
On his fight with Marquez, Pacquiao said the Mexican is a tough opponent but he is confident he has the skills to defeat him in their fight. The Filipino boxing superstar said he will train hard in this fight to ensure he can beat Marquez for the second time and bring joy to his countless fans around the world. Marquez for his part said Pacquiao will be in for surprise in their bout since he will defeat him come fight night. This early, boxing experts and fans already consider the Pacquiao-Marquez bout as one of the strong contenders for the fight of the year accolade.