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Pacquiao-Algieri fight confirmed for September

Pacquiao-Algieri fight confirmed for September

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao will fight undefeated American Chris Algieri in Macau on November 22, American promoter Bob Arum said Wednesday.

Pacquiao, 35, will put his World Boxing Organization welterweight title at stake, the promoter confirmed.
“Everything is closed. Pacquiao is on board “for the fight against Algieri, Arum told reporters in Manila by phone.
Algieri, 30, has a record of 20 won fights, eight by knockout, and no losses.
The New York-born American has won the World Boxing Organization superlightweight title by defeating Russian Ruslan Provodnikov, Pacquiao’s former sparring partner, in a split ruling.

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