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Pacquiao, is putting his WBO belt on the line Sunday, July 2, against the 29-year-old Horn. Alternatively, a strong showing could set up a future clash with one of the division's bigger names if he wants to continue.
Assuming Pacquiao wins, next rumoured opponents mentioned have been WBO junior lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko, WBC & WBO junior weltrweight king Terence Crawford, both Top Rank fighters, and WBC & WBA welterweight champ Keith Thurman.
The Australian challenger made the welterweight limit during the official weigh-in for his title fight against Pacquiao.
Boxer Jeff Horn speaks to the media in a gym in Brisbane, Australia, Monday, June 26, 2017. "I think it's going to be short and sweet. It's going to be harder for him to lay those shots on me because he's fought a few guys that don't move as well".
Mayweather retired in 2015 with a 49-0 record but the 40-year-old has agreed to a 12-round fight against UFC Conor McGregor, a match-up dismissed by boxing purists as a circus.
"I'm hoping that Jeff Horn is victorious because I just know how good that feeling is", Green said.
Pacquiao's best years are behind him, and the Horn fight fits into the sensible plan of a gentle farewell world tour to acknowledge the love people feel for him.
Arum has quieted the fans' uproar by having Pacquiao's fight on ESPN instead of pay per view.
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There will be bounce houses, a climbing wall and patriotic activities for the kids including the Star Spangled Safety Event. A parade that steps off at noon gives way to music and activities throughout the day and leads up to fireworks at dusk.
Horn stands to make huge money - reported at seven figures, easily the biggest of his career - if he can inflict only Pacquiao's seventh defeat inside the ring. So with that being said, it's pretty clear that Pac Man will be looking to shine this weekend against Horn in hostile territory.
The experience factor should (and probably will) be significant throughout, meaning I can only see one outcome, and that is a win for the diminutive champion.
Danny Green has urged Jeff Horn to dig deep and draw on his youth and tenacity to pull off one of the greatest upsets in Australian boxing history.
"My advice is for Jeff Horn is to be cautious, " said Bradley, who will call the fight on the American TV network ESPN.
The most popular outcome is for a Pacquiao victory by points or decision ($2.11), while anyone fearless enough to throw a dollar on a Horn victory in 60 seconds would collect $101.00.
"One thing I've learned over a long period in this business is nothing is ever guaranteed", Smith said.
But some give Horn some slim chance, expecting the fight to go deep into the rounds. "That's how you've got to succeed". "This is the case where I saw the kid (Horn) fight myself in New Zealand". Horn only got seven points in the poll.
Portman to oppose the bill , said George Tucker, executive secretary of the Greater Northwest Ohio AFL-CIO. Republicans are now going to regroup, hoping to bring the bill back to life after the July 4th holiday.
Beginning Monday evening, the Democrats will use Senate procedures to try to block business both on and off the Senate floor. The GOP-run House narrowly approved its version of the legislation last month.
Hideki Matsuyama , meanwhile, ran off three birdies on five holes to start the back nine and was within two shots of the lead. With a gusty wind blowing across Erin Hills, Spieth's first shot at the par-3 13th hole landed about 5 feet from the flag.
The new legislation would eliminate numerous taxes enacted under the ACA to fund the expansion of health insurance coverage. House bill: State could allow insurers to raise premiums based on pre-existing conditions if they had a gap in coverage.
Amir's return bolsters an already impressive Pakistan pace attack featuring Hasan Ali , the tournament's leading wicket-taker. If the match against Sri-Lanka is overlooked, then the bowling and the fielding department has also done well.
The new iPads feature an A10X chip that is set to provide a 30% performance boost over the outgoing iPad Pros . Earlier this week at its WWDC 2017 keynote, Apple unveiled iOS 11 , the next iteration of its mobile OS.
Northam sought to stoke Democrats' anger toward Trump, calling the president a "narcissistic maniac" in statewide ads. Rob Manch is up in Arlington, Virginia, at the watch party for Northam, who's received endorsements from U.S.
The Korean company had been looking for solutions to integrate the fingerprint scanner under the glass on the front of the device. OnePlus 5's makers say that they is a 0.2-second lag before it reacts, but that's barely perceptible and feels instantaneous.
At Rancho Mirage in early April, Thompson was given the four-shot penalty with six holes to play in the final round. Coming close: Louis Oosthuizen was on his way up the leaderboard with six birdies - and then he got to 17.
That seat was formerly held by Republican Mick Mulvaney, who is now Trump's director of the Office of Management and Budget. Particularly disappointing was the loss of Jon Ossoff in Georgia to a truly bad Republican candidate, Karen Handel .
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As she put it, the party had "taken away the modicum of humanity" of the president. "The people's House-united in our humanity". Tim Ryan confirmed to Mic that some Democratic members of Congress have received death threats in the wake of the shooting.
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TCU to meet Florida again after 9-2 College World Series win
The right-handed sophomore allowed just one run on two hits with seven strikeouts over 7.1 innings. "We didn't get out-efforted". The Tigers scored a 6-1 win over the top-seeded Beavers thanks in part to Michael Papierski's three-run homer.
Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'
Heller and Sandoval said they believe that Obamacare has problems, but raised concerns with the Senate plan's Medicaid provisions. Senate Republicans released their healthcare bill that will affect coverage for millions of Americans Thursday.
Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner
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Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor
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Coupled with fast but efficient RAM and storage (below) and various software efficiencies, this should be an impressive device. Not to mention, the OnePlus 5 is priced to kill - it's far more affordable than the premium flagships Samsung and Apple sell.
GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling
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Dettori ruled out of Ascot with arm injury
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Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup
The team said that he couldn't go because he was receiving post-game treatment, although it said it wasn't anything serious. Mexico's attacking players worked hard to win the ball back the moment after losing it, high up the field.
DUP head arrives for talks with UK leader May
Earlier, Foster said the talks were going well: 'We hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion'. She has already held talks with the DUP this week about a deal to support her minority Conservative government .
President Trump to reverse parts of Obama's Cuba policy
During last year's presidential campaign, Trump threatened to "terminate" deals that the Obama administration made with Cuba. President Barack Obama pursued, and secured, a thaw in relations with its longtime nemesis Cuba and the Castro government.