The April blockbuster fight between Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan could take place in the UK.
Khan has revealed that three venues – one in the UK, one in Dubai and one in the United States – are being considered for the fight.
The Brit and Pac Man have finally confirmed that they will be going toe to toe in a highly-anticipated clash of two of the biggest stars in boxing.
Bolton born Khan believe that they could tempt Pacquiao to his hometown’s Macron Stadium, while the Filipino regularly fights in Las Vegas.
But Khan’s wife said on Twitter that the bout has been confirmed to take place on April 23 in Dubai.
Khan insists that a venue should be finalised in the coming week and an announcement will be made.
“There’s a couple of locations we’re looking at,” he said on his Snapchat channel. “One is UK, one is Dubai & one is the USA. We should find out in the next few days.”
He added: “The fight is going to be for the WBO title and it’s a fight I know I can win. I know a lot about Manny Pacquiao.”
Terms for the fight were agreed on Saturday night and botgh fighters took to social media in the early hours of the morning to break the news.
Pacquiao tweeted: “Negotiations between team Pacquiao and team Khan have come to terms for the April 23 bout as this is what the fans wanted.”
Khan added: “My team an I have agreed terms with Manny Pacquiao and his team for a super fight”
Khan, 30, was confident of fighting Pacquiao two years after the eight-weight world champion pulled out of a proposed clash between the pair.
However he had been waiting on WBO welterweight king Pacquiao to sign his end of the deal to make the fight happen.
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Pacquiao, 38, was under pressure from fans to face two-time light-welterweight champion Khan after the Bolton fighter topped an online poll to choose his next opponent.
Khan’s team, which has been boosted by the return of Asif Vali, spoke to Arum last month when they were in Las Vegas for Carl Frampton’s defeat to Leo Santa Cruz.
Khan’s initial plan was to have a tune-up fight following hand surgery in the wake of his brutal KO by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, but he would jump at the chance to fight Pacquiao, who was his training partner at Freddie Roach’s Wildcard gym in Los Angeles.
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