Move over Amir Khan! Bob Arum now wants Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse
By Johnny Benz, Dog House Boxing (Oct 2, 2015)
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Quoted by Sky Sports, Arum stated: "There's certainly been discussions with him (Amir Khan) but I wouldn't say he's the front-runner."
The front-runner now is Lucas Matthysse (37-3, 34 KOs). Arum believes that Matthysse is an exciting guy and who has had plenty of exposure.
Regarding Pacquiao vs. Matthysse, Arum stated: "It would be a very exciting match." Arum added that he would make the fight at a catchweight of 144-pounds.
Matthysse must first get past former WBC International Super Lightweight Champion Viktor "The Iceman" Postol (27-0, 11 KOs). Matthysse vs. Postol goes down tomorrow (Oct. 3) at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. and
The fight will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark.
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