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Manny Pacquiao To Return To Brisbane For Rematch With Jeff Horn In '17, Mayor Says

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 22 / 17

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao "will return to Brisbane later this year" to face Australian World Boxing Organization welterweight world champion Jeff Horn in a Battle of Brisbane rematch, according to Ruth McCosker of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. The announcement came after Brisbane Mayor Graham Quirk...

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