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follow an announcement by WBA earlier this year about plans to shut down 200 stores in the United Kingdom while reviewing the viability of keeping open all 10,000 of its locations throughout the U.S.
Pacquiao retained his WBA regular welterweight title after earning a unanimous decision victory over Adrien Broner in January this year.
He last fought Toto Landero on March 6, 2018, winning via unanimous decision and retaining the WBA minimumweight title.
As global chief digital officer, Bhow will be responsible for leading WBA's global efforts to identify customer needs and to develop innovative solutions that can delight and improve the lives of tens of millions of customers across the world, the company said.
" Gibbons said it's 50-50 that Pacquiao will fight Thurman to unify the WBA 147-pound championship on July 13.
Committee members will be involved in planning the WBA State Legislative Day in January 2019, the WBA's February trip to Washington, D.C., and other events and meetings on an as-needed basis.
Sam Hyde faces Richard Riakporhe for the vacant WBA Inter-Continental cruiserweight title, there is a crossroads battle at lightweight between former three-weight world champion Ricky Burns and ex-British ruler Scotty Cardle and Anthony Crolla takes on Daud Yordan in a final eliminator for the right to face WBA world champion and pound-for-pound king Vasyl Lomachenko.
WBA president Gilberto Mendoza said in a statement: "Today the WBA requested an answer from Anthony Joshua's team regarding his fight with the mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin.
"They know we're under pressure from the WBA and it all feels like a big game.
Other championship bouts presented by promoter Manny Pacquiao of MP Promotions include the WBA world title matches between Venezuela and China, (Carlos Canizales vs Lu Bin for the WBA light-flyweight belt), as well as South Africa (Moruti Mthalane) against Pakistan (Muhammad Waseem) for the International Boxing Federation flyweight crown.