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Manny Pacquiao's interest in fighting Conor McGregor is 'not there presently' after shock loss to Dustin Poirer, admits the Filipino's promoter who says the Irishman has 'business to clean up' before blockbuster bout Conor McGregor's plans to fight Manny Pacquiao are in tatters after his KO loss  'Notorious' was stunned by Dustin Poirer at UFC 257 on his return to UFC   Pacquiao's promoter says interest in fighting McGregor is 'not presently there' Sean Gibbons believes he has 'business to clean up' before taking on Pacman 

By Oli Gamp For Mailonline

Published: 14:04 GMT, 27 January 2021 | Updated: 14:04 GMT, 27 January 2021

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Manny Pacquiao's promoter believes the demand to fight Conor McGregor in an epic crossover bout is 'not there presently' following the Irishman's shock knockout defeat to Dustin Poirer.

'Notorious' was expected to brush his rival aside on his highly-anticipated return to UFC and put himself in contention for a lucrative fight against the legendary Filipino boxer, but was brought crashing down to reality after being stopped in Round 2 against the American at Fight Island. 

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The Irishman had claimed the showdown against 'Pacman' was 'almost a certainty', but Sean Gibbons, president of Manny Pacquiao promotions, played down hopes of a match up in the immediate future, and said McGregor had work to do before the fight could be set up. 

Manny Pacquiao's promoter says demand to fight Conor McGregor is 'not presently there'

The Irishman suffered a shock defeat against Dustin Poirer to throw hopes of the bout into doubt

Manny Paquiao's promoter believes demand to fight Conor McGregor is 'not presently there'

McGregor suffered a shock defeat to rival Dustin Poirer as he was stopped in the second round

McGregor suffered a shock defeat to rival Dustin Poirer as he was stopped in the second round

'Notoious' had claimed a fight against Pacman was 'almost a certainty' before his crushing loss

'Notoious' had claimed a fight against Pacman was 'almost a certainty' before his crushing loss

'Very unfortunate, it looked like Conor looked past Dustin and got knocked out,' he told the

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