Found January 17, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Floyd Mayweather Jr. knows that his fight with Manny Pacquiao won’t happen before he goes to jail, so he’s talking as much crap as possible to make himself look like a badass. Witness the tweet Mayweather sent Tuesday saying May 5th is Manny Pacquiao ass whooping day:
With strong statements like that, is there any wonder why his fans love him? Just one question for you, Floyd: If you felt this confident all along, then why were you ducking Pac Man for so long?
Mayweather also tweeted Tuesday “I’m ready to fight Pacquiao 5/5/12 Bob Arum know the date can’t change I have my guarantee call Schaefer & Al and stop lying to the public.”
It’s nice and all, but we all know that won’t change anything. Bob Arum is coming up with every excuse possible to keep this fight from happening before Floyd goes to jail.
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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Still a No Go
According to various media reports, including this one from Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix, Manny Pacquiao and his team have come to a decision about his next opponent. Here's a clue: It's still not Floyd Mayweather, and it's still going to be a fight held in June.
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Mayweather wants a May 5 date with Pacquiao but may be prepping for his jail date instead.
In case you haven’t heard—and you’d have to be living on the planet Lovetron if you haven’t—FLOYD MAYWEATHER is really pressing the still undecided fight with MANNY PACQUIAO, going on another Twitter rant recently by declaring May 5 “Pacquiao ass whooping day”…
Floyd Mayweather Jr., who for the past two weeks has been relentlessly calling for fellow welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao to fight him, raised the chase to a new level on Wednesday -- he called Pacquiao on the telephone.