Mosley/Pacquiao fight in the works

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – American Shane Mosley’s  adviser met the promoter of boxing’s number one fighter   Manny Pacquiao yesterday to finalise terms on a May 7 bout in   Las Vegas, the former welterweight champion said.   

Shane Mosley

Filipino Pacquiao (52-3-2) was expected to reveal his next   opponent during his 32nd birthday celebrations in Manilla on   Friday but the eight-division champion did not make any   announcement. Mosley (46-6-1) said his adviser James Prince and   Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum will “go over the particulars and   maybe sign” a contract for the fight. “We’ve already discussed the fight about three-four weeks   ago, so now we’ll go over it again,” Mosley told the Los   Angeles Times.   

Manny Pacquiao

“Both sides just need to commit to what we’ve talked about   and then I think we’re done.” Arum had said Mosley was on a shortlist of three possible   opponents along with undefeated WBC welterweight champion   Andre Berto (27-0) and Mexico’s WBA and WBO lightweight   champion Juan Manuel Marquez (52-5-1), who has a draw and a   loss against Pacquiao in previous bouts.

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