By Freddy Fresco
Floyd Mayweather’s master plan is to use Manny Pacquiao’s name so he can stay relevant and in the public eye because the more publicity for Floyd the better in his eyes.
It’s obvious that Floyd is an attention whore and likes to throw temper tantrums in public to keep his name in the media because he didn’t get enough attention from his father growing up.
Floyd’s Public Relations technique is easy to figure out, he has been using it ever since he came back from retirement when Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao was crowned the new pound 4 pound king.
When Pacquiao beat Oscar De La Hoya, he was the new star, Floyd thought people would miss him, but they didn’t, they all fell in love with the Pacman, especially because of his exciting money’s worth style of boxing and humble nature.
Floyd was jealous of the love and attention the Pacman received, so, he devised a plan to never fight Manny Pacquiao, but to use the Pacman’s name to help him make a ton of money by keeping the public interested in a Pacquiao vs. Mayweather super-fight.
Floyd would come back and announce his fight with Juan Manuel Marquez on the same day of the Ricky Hatton vs. Manny Pacquiao fight, and after Pacman knocked out Hatton, Floyd claimed he was too busy to watch the fight and didn’t bother watching it, but he sure liked using the Pacman to get the exposure he wanted for his comeback fight.
Floyd always makes statements on how he will whoop Pacman’s butt when Manny has a fight coming up. Floyd does this because he is all talk and no action, just like he came up with steroid testing before fighting Pacquiao, it was his only out from having to face the Pacman. Floyd mentions Pacquiao on Twitter and his homeboy 50 Cent takes shots at Manny as well by calling him “Steroid Pacquiao,” kind of ironic 50 Cent would say that when he has been linked with other hip hop stars to supposed steroid usage and he even has those soft puffy inflated type of muscles you see on WWE Pro wrestlers.
Mayweather tells everyone that he will fight Pacquiao next, he told Robin Leach, actor John Cusack, former President George W. Bush, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, actor Jamie Foxx, and countless other celebs….but he’s just saying this to make himself seem important to the celebs, because without Manny Pacquiao nobody gives a crap about him and his attitude, they only want to watch him man up and fight Pacquiao.
Also by Floyd telling people he will fight Pacquiao next and whoop him easily, he saves face just in case Manny loses his next fight. Floyd is smart, he is waiting for Pacquiao to lose or look super old before he fights him. Floyd is telling people he will fight Pacquiao before every match that Pacquiao fights so in case Pacman loses, it will make him look like he wanted to fight Pacman. He will say “you see, this guy didn’t have what it takes, I been trying to get a fight with Pacquiao for the longest and he just lost this guy ain’t on my level! I told you all! I am the best nobody can touch me!”
So by Manny Pacquiao losing, the attention would go back to Floyd, and he would be the top guy in boxing with the undefeated record and would have took care of his biggest threat in Manny Pacquiao without actually having to face him.
Now after reading all of that; Do you believe Floyd Mayweather Jr. when he says he doesn’t care about or need Manny Pacquiao? I don’t. If he didn’t care why does he keep talking about Manny Pacquiao? Like I said, Floyd is using Pacquiao’s name to remain relevant and get exposure.
On the other hand, Manny Pacquiao doesn’t care about Floyd, he has more important things on his mind like helping the poor people in his country, training for Shane Mosley, and working in congress. Pacquiao doesn’t leave Twitter messages about Floyd, he doesn’t even talk about him at all unless asked.
Who needs who? It’s clear….Floyd needs Manny….Manny doesn’t need Floyd.
Pacman is the true face of boxing and Floyd knows it.
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