Shane Mosley challenged Manny Pacquiao to meet him in the ring later this year. In an interview with Filipino GMA News, Manny Pacquiao accepted the challenge. Mosley has already agreed to the pre-fight conditions set forth by Pacquiao. One of the terms would be a catchweight somewhere between 140 and 147. The other would be a 60-40 purse split in favor of Manny Pacquiao. The verbal contract has been signed by both men, it’s now a matter of getting the legal contracts signed. If the fight is made, October 17th seems like the date.
This is great news for boxing if this fight is made. These are two fan-friendly fighters. Often times a superfight is made and it doesn’t live up to the hype. This is one fight that cannot disappoint. It seems like this fight will be made as it’s just a matter of drawing up paperwork. Check with Inside Fights for more news on this potential matchup as it develops.
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