Manny Pacquiao is in negotiations with Floyd Mayweather and Amir Khan for what could be his last fight.
The Filipino said in Doha on Thursday a final decision on who his last opponent would be, would be taken by “November or December”.
Pacquiao, who is attending the amateur world championships, is on the verge of quitting boxing for politics and is likely to run for a seat in the Philippines senate next May.
The 36-year-old confirmed he was in negotiations with Mayweather and Khan but said he had no preference over whom to fight.
“I will fight anybody, anywhere,” he said. “I am going to fight probably before the election.
Pacquiao, who has held eight “world” titles in several divisions, added that he would like to be president of the Philippines “if it is God’s will”.
Mayweather retired, undefeated in 49 professional fights, after beating another American, Andre Berto, in September. He also beat Pacquiao on points in May.
However, many people still believe the welterweight champion will fight again.
Pacquiao said any potential fight would take place in March or early April next year. He also told Qatari broadcaster Al Jazeera it could take place in the Gulf.
Pacquiao has been widely regarded as second only to Mayweather in the pound-for-pound rankings over the last few years. His record stands at 57 wins, two draws and six defeats in a 20-year career.
He is confident that his shoulder injury has healed since the surgery he had after losing to Mayweather; an injury which he blamed for his defeat.
He insists he is ready for his next challenge. He used to be a stable-mate of Khan’s before the Briton switched camps, leaving the Freddie Roach Wild Card Boxing Club in Los Angeles to team up with Virgil Hunter at the King’s Boxing Gym in Oakland.