The famous Filipino boxer and Senator wished the Irish mixed martial artist a happy Thanksgiving. Manny Pacquiao also urged McGregor to stay fit through the holidays, followed by the hashtags #realboxingmatch, #2018.
Seems like a pretty unique Thanksgiving greetings if you ask me. Could a fight between the two legends already be in the making?
Manny lost his WBO welterweight title this July after losing to Jeff Horn via unanimous decision. A rematch was on the cards for this November but sadly didn’t happen as Pacquiao’s Senate duties called.
Conor McGregor himself hasn’t been active ever since he lost his first professional boxing fight to Floyd Mayweather, who himself has been the victor over Manny Pacquiao. That is not to be misunderstood for Conor not being in the spotlight though. Earlier this month, McGregor was in the centre of attention for his controversial incident at Bellator 187 where he had a physical altercation with referee Marc Goddard and slapped a Bellator official.
Both fighters are highly successful and popular, a fight between is sure to be a huge draw, potentially a record setter. With Manny’s Instagram post, it looks likely it will be a reality in the coming year.
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