Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan to fight in April

In 2015, Khan said he was being lined up to fight Pacquiao but that the veteran did not want to face him

WBO world welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao will fight Great Britain's Amir Khan on 23 April.

The bout has been arranged after Pacquiao's followers on Twitter voted Khan as the opponent they would like to see the Filipino fight next.

"This is what the fans wanted," Pacquiao, 38,

Khan, 30, also

but, although Pacquiao has said his next fight would be in the UAE, no venue has been announced.

More to follow.

BBC

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