Manny Pacquiao is coming to Australia. The Filipino is a legend in the sport, he’s fought a who’s who of the best boxers of his era. Now, after ending a brief period of retirement last year, Pacquiao has commenced a world tour. The first stop is Brisbane, the Suncorp stadium, which is expected to be filled with 50,000 fans and is a major event in Australian boxing.
So stepping up to take on still one of the best welterweights currently and a boxer for so long one of the best pound-for-pound in the sport, is little known Australian Jeff Horn, a man truly stepping out of the shadows to tackle one of the sternest challenges he could imagine.