Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 10/21/14

LAS VEGAS - SEPTEMBER 16: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. appears during the final news conference for his bout against Juan Manuel Marquez at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino September 16, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two will fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 19 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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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