Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 12/10/14
Mayweather Admits to Ducking Manny Pacquiao in 2009: Boxing fans finally have confirmation of what many of them have so vehemently believed for years - that Floyd Mayweather was ducking Manny Pacquiao. "Hell no I didn't want to fight Pacquiao after he whooped Cotto," Mayweather said in an exclusive interview with ProBoxing-Fans.com, referring to Pacquiao's November 2009 clash with Miguel Cotto. Pacquiao stopped Cotto in the 12th round of that bout, picking up his welterweight title in the process. "The drug testing stuff, the feud with [Bob] Arum... I mean, yea, I hate that guy, but it was a plan, a blueprint. "The plan was for me to stay unbeaten, become the biggest star in the sport, and wait for Pacquiao to lose in the meantime. I knew it would happen, and it did. "Listen, it's not that I was scared of Pacquiao man. I've been fighting in the ring since I was 2. It's just that I didn't want to do it. "Cotto took a real beating in that fight, he probably didn't recover for years. I...

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