The proposed megafight between Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton, called off a day earlier, appeared to be back on late Thursday after Pacquiao signed a deal for the May 2 junior welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden.
The proposed May 2 showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton is off because of a disagreement over their purse split.
Apparently, Roy Englebrecht isn’t afraid of a challenge.
It’s coming later than usual, but Las Vegas’ first big boxing event of the year is set for May 2 between Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton.
Boxing again provided a financial bonanza for Nevada in 2008, starting with three big bouts in the first four months and ending with the highly anticipated Oscar De La Hoya-Manny Pacquiao megafight.