Report: Manny Pacquiao In Talks For Fight With Timothy Bradley Jr.

Thursday February 2nd, 2012

Manny Pacquiao is in talks to fight junior welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley, Jr. on June 9, according to

"We're discussing the fight with both parties," Top Rank president Todd duBoef told on Wednesday. "We're in the process of having the conversations with [Bradley's manager] Cameron [Dunkin] and we're also having them with the Pacquiao team. It's a very active dialogue."

Bradley would move up in weight to challenge Pacquiao. Top Rank, Bradley’s promoters, are also planning a fight between Juan Manuel Marquez and Lamont Peterson, which would set up Bradley to face Pacquiao, according to

"We've had discussions about Bradley," Michael Koncz, Pacquiao's adviser, told "But we have not agreed to take that fight yet. I had told Bob a few weeks ago not to finalize anything [with Marquez and Peterson] until you've satisfied Manny and we finalize something."

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