By Oli Gamp For Mailonline
Published: 14:04 GMT, 27 January 2021 | Updated: 14:04 GMT, 27 January 2021
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.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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 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
'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