Pacquiao believes he beat Mayweather

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By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) is still talking about how he thinks he beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) in their ‘Fight of the Century’ two years ago in May 2015. The judges scored the fight to Mayweather by a 12 round unanimous decision, and the boxing public widely believe that “Money” Mayweather did more than enough to hand the Filipino star yet another loss.

For some reason, Pacquiao continues to believe that he won the fight or should have won the fight. Perhaps in a parallel somewhere out there in the universe, another Pacquiao beats Mayweather, but not in this world. The judges scored the fight 116-112, 118-110 and 116-112, all for Mayweather.

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Pacquiao leaving door open for Mayweather rematch


By Eric Baldwin: If Floyd Mayweather Jr. decides to return to the ring, Manny Pacquiao is very interested in facing him in a rematch. Pacquiao just recently made a comeback to boxing earlier this month in taking the WBO welterweight title off of fellow Top Rank stable-mate Jessie Vargas by a 12 round unanimous decision on pay-per-view.

Now the 37-year-old Pacquiao is looking bigger fish to fry by letting the media know that he’s interested in facing Mayweather Jr. in a rematch. Pacquiao lost to Mayweather a year ago by a 12 round unanimous decision in May 2015.

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Mayweather says no truth to Pacquiao fight


By Eric Baldwin: Floyd Mayweather Jr. says there’s no truth to the talk of him coming out of retirement to fight newly crowned WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in a rematch.

Many boxing fans got the impression that Mayweather would return to the ring after he showed up with his daughter to watch Pacquiao’s November 5th fight against former WBO 147lb champion Jessie Vargas at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather had been invited to the fight by Pacquiao.

The fight was won by Pacquiao by a 12 round unanimous decision, but he was far from impressive. It wasn’t the Pacquiao that we’d seen in the past. He wasn’t attacking Vargas in a sustained manner like he’d done with his opponents in the past.

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao rumors for 2017

Floyd Mayweather Jr

By Chris Williams: There are big time rumors starting to float around about Floyd Mayweather Jr. coming back to fight Filipino star Manny Pacquiao in 2017. Pacquiao, who recently picked up the WBO welterweight title off of Top Rank fighter Jessie Vargas, seems to be very eager to make the fight with Mayweather happen. Pacquiao posted a photo of himself on Instagram on Sunday showing him with a jacket with both his and Mayweather’s photos on the inside of the jacket. If that’s not a sign that Pacquiao wants the rematch with Mayweather then nothing is.

The rumors of Mayweather-Pacquiao fight are that of the rematch taking place in the first half of 2017, possibly on Cinco de Mayo, the Mexican holiday. That would be bad news for Mexican star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, and his promoters at Golden Boy, because they would be kicked off the date.

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Arum says Mayweather-Pacquiao has 75% chance of happening

Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum believes that a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his fighter Manny Pacquiao has a 75 percent chance of happening. Arum seems to have changed his mind about the chances of the Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch happening, because just last Saturday night, he was saying that Mayweather is retired and that he wasn’t sure if a second fight could take place between the two superstars. Arum looks like he’s changed his tune for some reason.

“Floyd called us and asked for tickets,” Arum said to ”It’s a great sign. I’d love for the fight to happen. I’d make it 75% that it happens.”

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Canelo vs. Golovkin fight will overshadow Mayweather-Pacquiao


By Askhat Bapiev: How it’s possible that boring boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao can eclipse a spectacular fight between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in general?

Let’s imagine that second fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacman will take a place but we already know what to expect! Some guy is gonna run and some guy is gonna chase and they can do it all night long.

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Arum rules out Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch


By Dan Ambrose: If you were hoping that Manny Pacquiao’s one-sided 12 round unanimous decision win over WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas last night would lead to a rematch between Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., then I have some bad news for you. It’s not happening. Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum said to the media last Saturday night that as far as he’s concerned, Mayweather is retired.

Arum says that Pacquiao’s next opponent will come from this list: Terence Crawford, Vasyl Lomachenko, and possibly Danny Garcia or Keith Thurman. Arum seemed to give a hint in how he plans on attempting to match Pacquiao against next by naming Crawford first followed by Lomachenko. Both of those fighters are in Arum’s Top Rank stable. Thurman and Garcia are with another promoter.

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Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch possible says CBS executive

Floyd Mayweather

By Allan Fox: CBS chairman and chief executive Leslie Moonves reportedly believes a rematch between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is possible, according to the LA Times. Moonves told Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach he thinks the rematch can take place. Roach and Pacquiao both want a second chance at Mayweather after losing a 12 round decision last year in May in the ‘fight of the century in 2015.

Thus far, the 39-year-old Mayweather has been consistent in his decision not to fight Pacquiao again despite the huge amount of money he could make from the fight. Mayweather is currently promoting and doing a lot of traveling. He’s obviously making money in his promotional efforts and with his investments, but he can make far more by facing Pacquiao a second time.

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Mayweather smothering Pacquiao with compliments


By Allan Fox: In a sign that former five division world champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) could soon be making a comeback to the sport of boxing, he’s now pouring compliments over the head of 36-year-old Manny Pacquiao (58-6-2, 38 KOs) by the bucketful in saying he’s one of the best fighter he’s ever fought before in his career.

It’s hard to understand the sudden compliments from Mayweather to Pacquiao considering how one-sided their fight was last year in May 2015. Will boxing fans be willing to pay another $100 dollars per household to see Mayweather fight Pacquiao a second time?

After their incredibly boring fight between Mayweather and Pacquiao last year, I think there’s a lot of fans that won’t want to pay to see them fight each other a second time. Neither guy looked like they were willing to put in any effort in that fight. Mayweather mostly jabbed and threw pot shots. Pacquiao looked like he was unwilling to take the chances that he needed to take for him to win.

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