Markson: Horn should head to America

Jeff Horn has been urged to fight in America next if he wants to cash in on his stunning win over Manny Pacquiao.

The Brisbane welterweight produced one of the shocks of recent times, out-pointing the eight-division world champion to become the WBO world champion at 147lbs.

There is a clause in the contract that means Horn could well have to take a rematch, but whatever happens next, Australian celebrity agent Max Markson believes 'The Hornet' has to box outside his homeland.

"He'll pick up money outside of the ring, he will get sponsorship, but it won't be anything like the money that is attracted for the pay-per-views in America," Max Marston told 9news.com.

"He's got to go fight in America and if he does that, he fights big names and he wins, the world is his oyster."

Horn won a unanimous 117-111, 115-113,115-113, in front of over 50,000 in the Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, in only his 18th professional fight.

The 29-year-old is yet to have a professional fight outside the southern hemisphere, with seven of his victories taking place in New Zealand, including his previous which featured on the undercard of Kiwi heavyweight Joseph Parker winning the WBO title back in December.

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