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Bob Arum predicts career-best pay-per-view sales for Pacquiao in November -Scott Heritage

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By Scott Heritage,

Arum predicts Pacquiao vs. Marquez III sells 1.6 million pay per viewsArum predicts Pacquiao vs. Marquez III sells 1.6 million pay per views

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WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao for several years has been the second biggest seller of pay-per-views in the United States behind rival Floyd Mayweather.

Since becoming a fixture on U.S talk shows, adverts and with the absence of Mayweather however, Pacquiao’s fanbase has been growing, and he recently achieved his biggest pay per view sales to date against Shane Mosley.

In November, Pacquiao fights Juan Manuel Marquez for the third time, and even though he is expected to win, most expect the fight itself to be a more interesting encounter than any of his recent bouts.

As a result, debate among fans over what kind of pay per view numbers the event will achieve has been widespread, with some believing that the guarantee of an exciting fight will help Pacquiao sell more than ever and others of the opinion that an undersized opponent once beaten will struggle to attract much interest.

Known, as most promoters tend to be, for optimistic predictions on how many pay per views his fighters will sell, Top Rank boss Bob Arum outdid himself earlier this week when he said to Sal Rodriguez:

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