Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 9/29/14

LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 14: Manny Pacquiao enters the ring before taking on Miguel Cotto during their WBO welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 14, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
It appears the bout everyone in the boxing world has been waiting for will not happen in 2013. The absence of a guaranteed-to-be-epic showdown between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao has forced each fighter to look elsewhere for opponents. For Pacquiao, that opponent may be his own boxing career, which may come to an end after the Filipino fighter has developed staunch religious beliefs against violence. For Mayweather Jr., on the other hand, the fights will keep coming, and so will the resulting profits. The 35-year-old fighter will take on Amir Khan in 2013, according to The Telegraph. Khan,...
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