It was confirmed that Manny Pacquiao will fight against Antonio Margarito on November 13. Hopes for a superfight between 7-division champion Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2010 ended after Top Rank promoter Bob Arum confirmed the Filipino boxing champ will face Antonio Margarito on November 13. Arum said that he picked Margarito over Puerto Rico's Miguel Cotto, whom Pacquiao pummeled in the 12th round last November, because it would be a more challenging fight for the Filipino champ.
Arum said Pacquiao will face Margarito for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) junior middleweight championship in Las Vegas if the Mexican is able to get a license to fight in Nevada. Should Pacquiao beat Margarito, he will become the 1st boxer to win 8 world titles in 8 divisions.