Pacquiao to fight Rios in Macau
- Published: 7 May 2013 at 15.39
- Online news:
Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring Nov 24 to meet Brandon Rios in a welterweight bout in Macau, the eight-division world champion's promoter said.
Juan Manuel Marquez (left) begins to celebrate as referee Kenny Bayless calls Manny Pacquiao down for the count in the sixth round during a WBO welterweight fight on Dec 8, 2012, in Las Vegas. Pacquiao will return to the ring Nov 24 to meet Brandon Rios in Macau, according to promoter Bob Arum. (AP Photo)
Bob Arum told The Associated Press that Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KOs) has been focused exclusively on his political career in the Philippines since the congressman's stunning sixth-round knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez last December. Pacquiao has lost two straight fights after a 15-bout winning streak, also dropping a much-disputed decision to Timothy Bradley last summer.
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