In this photo taken on November 8, 2016 shows Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao holding his welterweight title belt after defeating Mexican boxer Jessie Vargas, shortly after arriving at Manila airport.
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Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and British fighter Amir Khan confirmed separately Sunday that they would face each other on Apr. 23 after weeks of conflicting reports.Pacquiao, 38, previously confirmed on Twitter that he was "in negotiations" to face Khan despite Arum's own efforts to arrange a fight with Australian Jeff Horn in April.Pacquiao announced a brief retirement last year but made a successful comeback against Jessie Vargas in Las Vegas in November, saying he still felt like a youngster.
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