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The Economic Times - - Sports: The Great Games -

Amir Khan will fight Manny Pac­quiao on April 23 in a “su­per fight” both men have an­nounced on Twit­ter. Af­ter the pair re­vealed ear­lier this week that ne­go­ti­a­tions were on­go­ing over a po­ten­tial bout, a date has now been agreed, though no venue has been an­nounced. Pac­quiao, 38, tweeted: “Ne­go­ti­a­tions between team Pac­quiao and team Khan have come to terms for the April 23 bout as this is what the fans wanted.” And Khan posted: “My team (and) I have agreed terms with Manny Pac­quiao and his team for a su­per fight #pac­quiaokhan #April23rd.” Pac­quiao con­tin­ues to be trained by Fred­die Roach but Khan left the Amer­i­can in Septem­ber 2012 and is now under the tute­lage of Vir­gil Hunter.

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