Posturing already starting for Pacquiao-Mayweather


LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AFP) — Manny Pacquiao’s devastating fists sent a powerful message to Floyd Mayweather Jnr about his comeback – the path to deciding boxing’s pound-for-pound king goes through the Filipino superstar.

Unbeaten American Mayweather, the former undisputed welterweight champion, tried to upstage Pacquiao’s junior welterweight showdown with Ricky Hatton by announcing his return from a 17-month layoff just hours before the fight.

Mayweather, who will face Mexico’s Juan Manuel Marquez on July 18 in his return to the ring, dismissed the idea of fighting the Pacquiao-Hatton winner, saying he was taking his daughter bowling rather than watching the fight.

“I’m not worried about that,” Mayweather said. “I don’t have to call fighters out. They are all calling me out.”…Full Story

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