Found February 23, 2012 on 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE:
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The mega-fight the world was waiting to see seemed to be on the horizon.  Both sides seemed to have been ironing out the little details to make this fight happen between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr.  As expected, talks broke down and the rest of the world was left hanging. In an interview by Yahoo! Sports writer, Kevin Iole, boxer Manny Pacquiao offers his side of the story.  Pacquiao makes his stance clear by stating that he personally wanted to see the fight happen, but Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is the one to blame.  The Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao said, He offered me $40 million, and no pay-per-view [money],” Pacquiao said, breaking into a laugh. “No pay-per-view. Can you believe that? Would you do that? Come on. What would he say if I offered him $50 million – not $40 million, $50 million – and said ‘No pay-per-view. Take this money and be happy, but no pay-per-view.’ He wouldn’t do it, either. The Filipino boxer would also go on to say, “It was embarrassing to me.  H...
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