Report: Manny Pacquiao will fight April 20 if he beats Juan Manuel Marquez

Wednesday October 3rd, 2012

Manny Pacquiao fans may want to circle April 20 on next year's calendar.

That's the date Bob Arum has booked for Pacquiao's next fight provided he gets past Juan Manuel Marquez on Dec. 8, when the longtime rivals meet for a fourth time.

"I have talked with Manny and we agreed to hold his fight on April 20," Arum, who promotes Pacquiao, told the Manila Bulletin on Wednesday.

In August, Arum mentioned April 2013 as a potential target date for Pacquiao's long-awaited showdown with Floyd Mayweather.

-- staff

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