Originally written on About.com  |  Last updated 10/9/14
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So Floyd Mayweather Jr. was able to get the start of his jail term pushed back so he can fight on May 5 and now he's calling out Manny Pacquiao. So we're finally going to see the super fight that every boxing fan has been waiting years to see, right? Not so fast. Oscar De La Hoya, Ricky Hatton and Miguel Cotto, it looked like Mayweather was ducking Pacquiao with his requests for Olympic-style drug testing. Now that Pacquiao has looked increasingly vulnerable while winning his last four fights by decision, Mayweather suddenly wants the fight. The fact that Pretty Boy turns 35 in February and is facing jail time are also undoubtedly factors in his apparent willingness to finally risk his undefeated record in order to secure the biggest payday in boxing history. Unfortunately, now it looks like Pacquiao (or at least his promoter Bob Arum) is the one responsible for avoiding the fight. Over the past few days, Arum has offered a series of excuses for the why the fight can't happen ...
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