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Mayweather challenges Pacquiao again, via Twitter

Posted on: January 10, 2012 3:00 pm
Edited on: January 10, 2012 3:07 pm
 

By Brian Stubits

Round 3: Fight?

It's been a few years now that boxing has been waiting, hoping, praying for the match of the century. And unlike college football's rematch of the century, this one would be sure to give the sport's ratings a massive jolt.

But everybody knows this match has been nothing more than a tease for years when it comes to discussing the dream bout of Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao. It's the best bout boxing could put together in a long time, it just won't materialize.

It seemed like we were really close to seeing it happen a little more than a year ago. The fight was reportedly agreed upon, all they had to do was work out the fine-print details. That's when Mayweather began demanding Olympic-style drug testing to make sure his opponent was clean. Pacquiao was willing to oblige, to a point. With Mayweather unwilling to bend on the strictness of the testing, the fight was again called off.

It was another round of feeling out that ended with no punches being thrown. Everybody lost.

Well here we go again. Mayweather has challenged Pacquiao to a fight over Twitter (and presumably through more traditional channels too, one would hope).

As Mayweather so eloquently mentions, his jail sentence for a domestic abuse charge was pushed back because his attorney informed the court that Mayweather is scheduled to return to the ring for a fight on May 5, what has become essentially America's version of Boxing Day.

But naturally he needs an opponent. So now we'll get this same song and dance again.

Will Mayweather's recent issues lead him to showing a little more willingness to bend to make this fight happen? Probably not. He did just win $400,000 betting on Alabama on Monday night.

I think I'm like the rest of the world and won't believe for a second this fight will happen until the bell sounds at MGM Grand and they are both in their trunks. Until then, Mayweather will likely continue to try and show publicly he's not the one who doesn't want to fight.

Now we just await word from the Filipino congressman himself, Pacquiao.

Comments

Since: Nov 9, 2006
Posted on: January 11, 2012 4:57 pm
 

Mayweather challenges Pacquiao again, via Twitter

lol...B_Lake gets his post deleted....geez I wonder why? Tough to come up with a rebuttal when you only got pass the 7th grade with a 50 cuss word vocabulary...



Only because youre Snapper 



Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: January 11, 2012 12:21 pm
 

Mayweather challenges Pacquiao again, via Twitter

Whatever.
Where were his tweets about making this fight happen BEFORE he was sentenced to jail?Have fun in jail coward.



Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: January 11, 2012 11:34 am
 

Mayweather challenges Pacquiao again, via Twitter

lmao....manny might not be as fast but he is plenty fast enough.....old man sugar shane caught floyd and the old man woulda knocked his arrogant ass out if he didnt hold on and then the fossil sugar ran outta gas after 2 rds....Manny is fast enough and unlike floyd he likes to fight...sooner or later he will catch floyd and knock his ass out ala jones jr.vs tarver....floyd is losing just enough speed and he knows it so its time to make the money while he can but if he loses that undefeated record he is nothing so i dont see him fighting , he and that family are all ghetto trash with money who all find their way to jail sooner or later....that what happends when you so low rent.



Since: Nov 16, 2006
Posted on: January 11, 2012 11:33 am
 

Mayweather challenges Pacquiao again, via Twitter

LMao some guy below just wrote that Manny was just as fast as Mayweather......................

it's not like there is a dicernable obvious difference between the two that makes that statement laughable. Pac has slowed down a little, as he naturally would at his age, but to act like the difference is night and day is ridiculous.

Both are great fighters, no doubt about that, but Mayweathers attitude is his downfall. The problem is, this fight will never happen. Mayweather plays this little tweet game and pretends to call Pac out but anyone with a brain can see right through this bs. Mayweather has no intention of fighting Pac because he knows he'll lose. This is just a ploy to get the Mayweather nay sayers on his side, pretend to put the ball in Pac's court as if he's not the one at fault for the fight not happening. Please.

Mayweather is nothing but a loud mouthed bitch.



Since: Aug 29, 2006
Posted on: January 11, 2012 11:17 am
 

Mayweather challenges Pacquiao again, via Twitter

Somebody want to tell the writer, he bet $400 000, on a money line of -120, which means he won $333 333...please understand things if you are going to have an opinion on them. 



Since: Sep 28, 2010
Posted on: January 11, 2012 10:37 am
 

Mayweather challenges Pacquiao again, via Twitter

Mayweather is trying to collect a check like he always does.  He knows that he has to run I mean fight Pacquiao soon because he is going to jail.  Pacquiao will conduct himself in a gentlemen manner and then whoop Mayweather and his trash talk.



Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: January 11, 2012 10:10 am
 

Mayweather challenges Pacquiao again, via Twitter

LMao  some guy below just wrote that Manny was just as fast as Mayweather...................



Since: May 5, 2010
Posted on: January 11, 2012 9:25 am
 

Mayweather challenges Pacquiao again, via Twitter

Boxing needs this fight! It needs the Ali-Frazier, Hearns/Hagler,Ward/Gotti! This word be 1 hell of a fight. Either boxer could knock the other out. I havent bought a pay per view since Tyson/Holyfield Ear Gate. But this fight I will break my boycott! LETS GET READY TO RUUUUUUUUMMMBLE!



Since: Sep 17, 2007
Posted on: January 11, 2012 8:47 am
 

Mayweather challenges Pacquiao again, via Twitter

Mayweather doesn't have the balls to fight Pacquiao.He does this every now and then to make himself feel better. Run along now and do your time.



Since: Jun 28, 2007
Posted on: January 11, 2012 8:30 am
 

Mayweather challenges Pacquiao again, via Twitter

.as for B_Lake...he just aother Mayweather boy toy looking to be clever with his stupid posts....
For the last time, I wasn't going for clever...


Boy toy?  I just wanted to see how much you people really cared...Mayweather thanks you all for your purchases of his fights where you hoped and prayed that somebody would shut him up...It hasn't happened and it won't happen...


ol...B_Lake gets his post deleted....geez I wonder why? Tough to come up with a rebuttal when you only got pass the 7th grade with a 50 cuss word vocabulary...
SMH...Jmoon, get a grip and stop wondering....They deleted my post?  That should show me...Undecided...Cuss words?  I cursed once...


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