Filipino boxing legend, Manny Pacquiao has confirmed he will be fighting UFC superstar Conor McGregor in the Middle East next year.
The ring legend’s office made the announcement in a statement and confirmed that Pacquiao’s earnings from the fight will go towards victims of the coronavirus pandemic.
A statement from Pacquiao’s office read: ‘For the sake of all the Filipino Covid-19 victims, Senator Manny Pacquiao will be fighting UFC superstar Conor McGregor next year.’
‘The huge portion of his earnings will proceed to those who are affected nationwide by the pandemic.’
The statement added that Pacquiao and McGregor were “getting ready for this one epic last boxing fight” in the Middle East next year.