World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has signed with Japanese mixed martial arts organization, RIZIN.
Their chief executive officer Nobuyuki Sakakibara announced on Twitter.
“I’m here in the Philippines,” wrote Sakakibara.
“RIZIN.15 will have this man involved in a way. We will be ready to announce as I get back to Japan!”
— NOBUYUKI SAKAKIBARA (@nobu_sakakibara) April 7, 2019
RIZIN put together Floyd Mayweather’s exhibition fight in Tokyo on New Year’s Eve. Pacquiao, meanwhile, would be involved in the event scheduled for April 21.