Discussion

Sources: De La Hoya, Pacquiao agree to Dec. 6 fight in Vegas

Updated: August 28, 2008, 3:25 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Oscar De La Hoya, boxing's biggest star, will announce Thursday that he will meet pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao on Dec. 6, two sources close to the fight told ESPN.com.

Top Rank's Bob Arum, whose company promotes Pacquiao, would not confirm a deal was in place for what would be the year's biggest fight, but he did tell ESPN.com that De La Hoya would host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. ET on Thursday to announce his opponent.

"We'll know who is he is fighting tomorrow," Arum ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

SPONSORED HEADLINES

ALSO SEE

ESPN TOP HEADLINES