Manny Pacquiao Set To Fight Brandon Rios In November
It's official. Manny Pacquiao will return to the win on November 24th to face Brandon Rios, reports ESPN.com.
The former pound-for-pound best returns for his first fight since being knocked out by rival Juan Manuel Marquez in December.
In his fight against Rios, Pac-Man will get it on at the Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel in Macau, China.
Both fighters have agreed to terms and the contracts are being finalized, Pacquaio adviser Michael Koncz and Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said.
The bout will happen at the welterweight limit of 147 pounds in a scheduled 12-round fight that will be televised on HBO PPV.
Due to the time difference, the fight takes place in the morning in Macau, and be televised in the U.S. in the normal prime-time slot.