Last Saturday night at the Thomas & mackintosh Center in metropolis, when Manny Pacquiao defeated Jessie Vargas by unanimous call to capture the WBO welterweight title, each Floyd Mayweather son. and Terence Crawford were gifts at seating.
The first possibility is that the most profitable one, a replay with Floyd Mayweather son. (49-0, 26KOs), United Nations agency beat Pacquiao of last year. Mayweather retired from boxing last Sept however, their square measure currently whispers that he would possibly fight once more – with Pacquiao the prime alternative in 2017.
The different possibility would be a fight at boxer against Crawford (29-0, 20 KOs), the 140-pound champion of the globe Boxing Organization (WBO) and therefore the World Boxing Council (WBC). Pacquiao (59-6-2, thirty-eight KOs) has no downside with fighting Crawford at a hundred and forty.
Crawford should 1st defend his titles against John Molina son. (29-6, twenty-three KOs) on Dec ten at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska. The fight was formally proclaimed on Th.
According to prime Rank’s chief executive officer Bob Arum, a fight between Pacquiao associated Crawford is feasible – if the Mayweather replay isn’t a possibility. Arum has not spoken to Mayweather regarding the replay, therefore there’s no guarantee that he can come back to the game. Does the second fight have a good likelihood of taking place? Arum still feels there’s a seventy-fifth likelihood of the replay returning off in 2017.
Crawford incorporates a terribly powerful fight with Molina. If he wins that fight…… then we tend to would look at Manny’s choices for 2017,” Arum told Jose Andres Martinez.
“Obviously if Mayweather decides to come back out of retirement, that will be the fight for Manny. But if not, Crawford would be the selection. I have not spoken to Mayweather, not with [Mayweather’s adviser] Al Haymon. It’s simply my opinion [the replay incorporates a seventy-fifth likelihood of happening], that is as valid as [the opinion of] anyone else.”