Hatton vs. Pacquiao fight sold out

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The IBO light-welterweight title fight between Ricky Hatton of Britain and Filipino Manny Pacquiao next week has been sold out, organisers said on Tuesday.

A capacity crowd of around 16,000 is expected to attend the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for the May 2 bout.

Hatton (45-1, 32 KOs), who has never lost at his natural weight of 140 pounds, will defend his IBO light-welterweight belt against former four-weight world champion Pacquiao.

Southpaw Pacquiao, 48-3-2 with 36 knockouts, is widely regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world.(Source)

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