Event Notes: Singapore, Macau, Abu Dhabi Fight For Manny Pacquiao Event
Welterweight boxer Manny Pacquiao "will return to the ring in April"-- and Singapore is vying with Macau, China and Abu Dhabi, UAE to host the fight." Pacquiao’s chief adviser Mike Koncz confirmed on Sunday that the Filipino "will return to the ring in April and the fight -- against an as yet unnamed opponent -- will not be held in the U.S" (BANGKOK POST, 1/14). ... The WINSTONgolf Senior Open will return to the European Senior Tour in '13 after making its debut last year under the name of the Pon Senior Open. The tournament will once again take place at the WINSTONgolf in Vorbeck, near Schwerin in northern Germany from Sept. 6-8, and will carry a €400,000 ($535,000) prize fund (European Tour). ... Qatar "will host the opening round of the FIM MX1/MX2 Motocross World Championship at Losail Motocross Track" on March 1-2 (GULF TIMES, 1/13).