Mayweather refers to Pacquiao as “Marquez’s leftovers”
… Now you’re telling me I got to eat Juan Marquez’s leftovers? Let me talk to the IRS about this… pic.twitter.com/Tmf9oqTbFP
— Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather) December 26, 2013
By Chris Williams: Floyd Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26 KO’s) came out with a new tweet today on what’s becoming one of his favorite topics on twitter in nailing Manny Pacquiao with a photo of him punching the Filipino star in the head with a left jab, and a small caption about how he has to fight one of Juan Manuel Marquez’s recent victims.
For Mayweather, this is his third twitter message since last week involving Pacquiao as the butt of his jokes, and there’s got to be a reason for this. Could it be that Mayweather is thinking about giving Pacquiao a mega fight next year or is Mayweather merely kicking sand in the face of the Filipino fighter while he’s going to through a tough patch in his career?
Mayweather is a generous person, and it might be that he wants to help Manny out during his time of need. But then again, Mayweather might just be having fun with Pacquiao by questioning why he should be fighting a guy that was so badly beaten by Juan Manuel Marquez. Mayweather is a complicated person, and it’s difficult to predict what his reasoning’s are for the three tweets. But he’s definitely sending a message by including Pacquiao so frequently. I personally think Mayweather is kicking around the idea of fighting Pacquiao either in May or September of next year.
Yesterday, Mayweather sent out a tweet showing a photo of him standing next to person wearing glasses. Mayweather said “Manny Pacquiao mixed with Freddie Roach. Meet my new friend, Manny Roach.”
Pacquiao was knocked unconscious by Marquez last year in December, and his promoter Bob Arum has been unable to lure Marquez into giving Pacquiao a rematch. As such, Pacquiao is having to live with the fact that he was knocked out by Marquez, the same fighter that Mayweather totally dominated in beating Marquez by a 12 round unanimous decision back in 2009 while coming off of a long 2-year layoff. Arum could probably get Marquez to agree to a Pacquiao rematch, but that would probably mean giving him a 50-50 purse split.