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Dann StuppIt seems a notable boxer is stumping for a fight with Conor McGregor nearly everyday – even the holidays.

The latest? Manny Pacquiao today posted a not-so-cryptic Instagram post directed at the UFC lightweight champion.

Granted, neither fighter is American, so U.S. Thanksgiving may not mean a whole lot to either one of them. Still, it didn’t stop Pacquiao (59-7-2), a 38-year-old former eight-division boxing champion and current Filipono politician, from wishing McGregor a happy holiday.

However, the post also included “#realboxingmatch #2018” and the suggestion to “Stay fit my friend” (via Instagram):

Happy Thanksgiving! Stay fit my friend. #realboxingmatch #2018 @thenotoriousmma

A post shared by Manny Pacquiao (@mannypacquiao) on

Pacquiao announced a short-lived retirement in 2016 but returned in July for a decision loss to Jeff Horn.

McGregor (21-3 MMA, 9-1 UFC, 0-1 boxing) is coming off his boxing pro debut in August, when he suffered a 10th-round TKO defeat to Floyd Mayweather. However, McGregor, who hasn’t been booked for a return to the UFC octagon, likely made a nine-figure payday for the PPV blockbuster.

It’s led to callouts from fighters in all corners of the combat-sports world, including a recent one from Oscar De La Hoya (39-6), an Olympic gold medalist who later became one of boxing’s big stars before his 2008 retirement.

For more on the UFC’s upcoming schedule, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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