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Move over Amir Khan! Bob Arum now wants Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse
By Johnny Benz, Dog House Boxing (Oct 2, 2015)

Bob Arum
Move over Amir Khan (31-3, KOs 19), it now looks as if Lucas Mathysse is now the front runner to face off aganst Manny Pacquiao. At least this is what Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum is now indicating.

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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