Negotiations for the highly-anticipated super fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather have started “trending in the right direction,” the UFC star’s manager says. “Listen, I think there’s fan interest, and I think that’s brought us to a point where this may happen,” explained McGregor’s right-hand man, Audie Attar, during an appearance on “The MMA Hour” Monday. “I think it’s one of those things that’s a work in progress, but it’s definitely trending in the right direction,” he said. “A lot of Conor’s focus and visions have ended up becoming a reality and I think that’s something that he’s always subscribed to in his career. So it’s all trending in the right direction.” Attar, who is
Boxer Adrien Broner I Know Who Shot at Me People Want Me Dead 1 4/24/2017 6:10 AM PDT Boxing superstar Adrien Broner is finally talking about the shooting in Ohio last week ... telling TMZ Sports he believes he was targeted because, "every killer wants a celebrity on their list." As we previously reported, Broner was arrested in Kentucky on Thursday after cops pulled him over in an SUV that was riddled with bullets. Now, the boxer is telling us why he was shot at -- and who wants him dead. We also asked Broner straight-up if he's considering moving his family out of town knowing his life might be in danger. Scary stuff.
Pacquiao made a low-key entry to Australia on Monday, touching down at Brisbane airport for a promotional tour for their July 2 bout at Lang Park and speaking briefly to reporters before being whisked away by handlers. "I don't know much about him, but I know he's a fighter," Pacquiao told local media. "My message for him is to work hard, and make sure you're 100 percent conditioned on July 2 so we can give a good fight, we can entertain people." The fight against Horn (16-0-1) will be the 38-year-old Pacquiao's first since his unanimous decision victory for the title over American Jessie Vargas in Las Vegas last November.