De La Hoya is nearly 12 years removed from his last fight against Manny Pacquiao, one in which he quit on his stool after the eighth round in December 2008.
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The former pound for pound king was due to face a YouTuber opponent on February 20 but had to postpone.
Pacquiao won the super champion belt in July 2019 when he defeated Keith Thurman, however, he has not defended the belt since then.
Pacquiao, who is a senator in the Philippines, was sworn in as the national president of the political party of President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday night, said Ron Munsayac, Executive Director of the PDP-Laban party.
Trainer Freddie Roach revealed Pacquiao used to regularly knock out the Brit in sparring at his Wild Card gym in Los Angeles back in 2014.
Arum said: “We called up with Manny Pacquiao. He’s going to be the first boxing president in history. He told me: ‘Bob, I’m going to participate in the presidential campaign 2022. When I win, I want to see you at my inauguration.’”
Amir Khan wants to fight Manny Pacquiao in Qatar when boxing resumes following the coronavirus crisis.
The former world champion has not fought since his facile win over Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia last summer.
Manny Pacquiao said he has tested negative for Coronavirus Disease after the eight-weight boxing world champion and Philippines senator came into contact with a politician who had contracted the disease.
Conor McGregor has confirmed he’s held talks to face Manny Pacquiao in a boxing match but insists he also wants to go head-to-head with Floyd Mayweather a second time.
American boxing legend Floyd Mayweather looks set to return to the ring in an exhibition bout in China next year against an opponent to be named.
Senator Manny Pacquiao launched his very own cryptocurrency on Sunday at a free concert in Manila, where he serenaded more than 2,000 fans to drum up interest in the product.
Pacquiao beat Keith Thurman via a split decision in Las Vegas over the weekend to become the new WBA super welterweight champion and his former opponent was in the crowd
Manny Pacquiao became the oldest welterweight champion in boxing history last night, beating the previously unbeaten Keith Thurman in a split decision.
Khan, who beat Australia’s Billy Dib in Jeddah on July 13 to win the WBC international welterweight title, said on Tuesday that he had agreed a deal to fight Pacquiao in Riyadh on November 8.
Khan, 32, scored a stoppage win over Australia’s Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia on Friday and immediately talked up the prospect of facing Pacquiao.
A date has finally been set for the long-awaited fight between Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao, with the bout scheduled, in principle, for November 9.
At the time many pundits believed the fight was happening five years too late. But that hasn’t stopped speculation that the duo will clash again, despite the 42-year-old Mayweather fighting just twice since the Pacquiao victory.
Floyd Mayweather will return to boxing against Manny Pacquiao or when “the right man gets in his face,” his father has claimed.
The legendary eight-division boxing champion returned to the ring aged 40 on Saturday night and comprehensively beat down Adrien Broner to claim a unanimous decision victory in Las Vegas.
Manny Pacquiao has told Floyd Mayweather he is open to a rematch, if the American is prepared to come out of retirement to challenge him.