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Who should I fight next? Pacquiao asks Twitter


Miles Morales

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao took to social media to poll millions of fans on who they think should be his next opponent.

“Who should I fight next?” the sport’s only eight-division champion asked in a Twitter survey that drew more than 40,000 votes as of 6 pm Saturday. The poll listed Floyd Mayweather, Keith Thurman, Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter as the choices.

The poll was also linked to Pacquiao’s Facebook Page.

Pacquiao’camp has been reportedly angling for a rematch with Mayweather, who beat him on points in the world’s richest prize fight in 2015.

Pacman’s decisive victory over American fighter Adrien Broner in January and a TKO win over Lucas Matthysse were supposed to have opened the door to that route. But the unbeaten Mayweather, officially retired, has been non-committal.

As of posting, 72% of the poll’s voters chose Mayweather as Pacquiao’s next opponent.

12% voted for Thurman, 9% for Garcia and 5% for Porter.