Michael Konz – Advisor to the 38-year-old Filipino Manny Pacquiao – says that Pacquiao wants guaranteed fee in the amount of $20 million for the fight against WBC / WBO light Welterweight champion 29-year-old American Terence Crawford.
Last November Pacquiao won a victory over the 27-year-old American Jesse Vargas, and during this battle he received a little more than $6 million is the smallest fee Pacquiao for the last 8 years. , Pacquiao no longer has a contract with Top Rank. When the contract was valid, according to him, Pacquiao is guaranteed to receive per battle of at least $20 million. Now, Pacquiao and Top Rank are working on an ad hoc basis, by signing a separate agreement on each fight.
“If Top Rank wants Manny Pacquiao fight with Crawford then we will fight with Crawford, says Conc. – We have a guaranteed $20 million.”
Soon the head of Top Rank Bob Arum will travel to the Philippines to discuss Pacquiao’s next fight. As for the fight with Crawford, then here could be the RUB. In mid-December, Crawford was sentenced to 53 days in jail for damage to property in the service station when he refused to pay and he removed the car from the lift, shattering it. To serve his conclusion Crawford has not yet started.