Found November 04, 2011 on NESN.com:
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The narrative has become common among the national media. Floyd Mayweather Jr. is too scared to fight Manny Pacquiao -- a fight all sports fans are dying to see. A fight that could bring back the former glory of boxing. Problem is, that narrative is wrong and biased. It's easy to cast a villain in the Mayweather-Pacquiao ordeal. Mayweather is a showboating, disrespectful and arrogant fighter. Pacquiao is a quiet, noble fighter that even devotes time to be a congressman in his native Philippines. The troubles began when Pacquiao's camp wanted to charge Mayweather millions of dollars for every pound...
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