On Thursday Manny Pacquiao landed a flush shot to the gut of the notion that he is avoiding a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. In two interviews with ESPN Pacquiao claimed that he would take a smaller cut of the profits from any fight with Mayweather to make it happen. For those who don’t know what that means, it’s a really big deal.
Pacquiao claims he would give Mayweather a 55-45 advantage on a financial split between the two just to make a fight happen. Mayweather has consistently refused to give the Filipino fighter an even split of the profits, despite the fact that a 50-50 deal is customary when two popular champions fight.
Over the past few years, Mayweather has additionally claimed that Pacquiao hasn’t agreed to Olympic-style drug testing, which, as we should all know by now is completely false. Pacquiao has agreed to full random testing for well over a year now, so Mayweather is lying about Pac-man not wanting to take tests.
Pacquiao has agreed not only to tests, but...