An unexpected turn in the career of the legendary Manny Pacquiao has arised. A month ago, he mentioned that he would like to participate in the upcoming Olympics in 2024. Now, the time for his next fight has been revealed.
His opponent will be legend of Thai boxing and K-1, Buakaw Banchamek. The Thai fighter himself announced the fight, saying: "Buakaw against Pacquiao. After Songkran, 2567, in April. It's a hundred percent. 6 rounds," wrote Banchamek on his Facebook.
Songkran is the Thai New Year, celebrated from April 13 to 15.
It has not been confirmed whether this will be a full-fledged boxing match or an exhibition, but the most likely scenario is an exhibition showdown in Asia.