Legendary boxer Manny Pacquiao will have to go to court for alleged breach of contract. Paradigm Sports Management is demanding $ 3.3 million from the Filipino as well as a ban on his planned fight against Errol Spence Jr. By the way, this is the same company that represents Conor McGregor and Israel Adesanya.
Manny Pacquiao, according to the company suing him, originally contracted a fight against Mikey Garcia. The Sports Management paradigm would serve as a mediator in that fight. Pacman is said to have received $ 3.3 million in advance from Paradigm.
The deal fell through after Sean Gibbons and Winchell Campos, who are actually representatives of the Filipino fighter, intervened, and Manny ended up in a deal with PBC (Premier Boxing Champions) owned by Al Haymon. A fight against Errol Spence was soon arranged.
Judd Burstein is a lawyer for Paradigm Sports Management and in his address to the media, he tried to explain the importance of what Manny allegedly did to them. '' Except for the millions of dollars of net financial loss that Paradigm will suffer, the damage Pacquiao has done to their reputation is incalculable."
The paradigm has recently become a serious name in the world of boxing "Just when Paradigm was to establish itself as a big name in professional boxing, Pacquiao earned them a reputation as shabby boxing representatives, '' Paradigm's lawyer explained.
Another side of the story
As always, there is another side to the story. "Pacman's" lawyer Dale Kinsell is the only representative of the opposing party who has currently spoken, and in his official statement he said: '' The lawsuit filed by Paradigm against Manny is a frivolous attempt to thwart his upcoming fight against Spence, but that lawsuit will fall for a number of reasons.
After all, if Manny Pacquiao had known that Paradigm Sports had no tendency to fulfill their contractual obligations, he would never have entered into business relations with them. " It remains for the competent court to determine which side is telling the truth, and we are left with the hope that the legendary Filipino will do his 72nd professional fight (62-7-2) on August 21 against the fantastic and undefeated Errol Spence Jr.
(27-0). Things like this have become commonplace lately Certainly, one side is wrong, and in the end the court will decide the final outcome. Pacquiao will focus on the next fights that await him with the hope that in the end he will be the winner.