Monday, September 8, 2008
Manny Pacquiao Mega Fight US Promotional Tour
WBC lightweight champion Manny Pacquiao will be leaving on September 14 for the promotional tour of his December mega fight with Oscar dela Hoya in the United States.
The pound-for-pound King will be promoting the fight in New York City, San Antonio and Houston in Texas, San Francisco and Los Angeles in California, Las Vegas in Nevada and some other major city in the US that has not yet been name.
Bob Arum and people from Golden Boy Promotions, including Oscar dela Hoya himself, will also help promote the fight.
Many believed Manny could earn as much as $15 million, eventhough Pacquiao and his team are declining to give details on how much he would get in the dela Hoya fight.
All in the boxing press are saying that this fight will give Pacquiao the biggest purse of his boxing career and could surpass his combined profit in all his previous fights.
Pacquiao has been doing light training regimen while in General Santos, Philippines, and is expected to resume heavy training when he arrives in the US under coach Freddie Roach.