Floyd Mayweather frequently combating in exhibitions leaves the door ajar for a rematch with Manny Pacquiao.
Mayweather has teased Pacquiao with a possible rematch since 2016, and WBN believes there’s nonetheless an opportunity it will possibly occur.
As a result of exhibition revival of late, Mayweather and Pacquiao might commerce blows once more in what could be an enormous money-spinner for each.
The proof is within the pudding. And if Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. can earn over a million views of their fifties, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao can do round two million of their forties with ease.
This truth alone suggests we are going to see one other installment regardless of Mayweather’s need to torment Pacquiao with the likelihood.
Mayweather humbled Pacquiao in a contest that didn’t reside as much as the hype in Might 2015. Requires a second serving to had been met with groans by skeptical followers.
Bouts with Terence Crawford, Danny Garcia, and Adrien Broner had been touted for Pacquiao on the time, though the top sport has all the time been Mayweather II.
Freddie Roach mentioned a attainable retirement after the Mayweather loss in 2016 when talking to Jenna J of On the Ropes.
He intimated that Pacquiao was solely staying in boxing to struggle his nemesis once more.
“That’s in all probability the one motive we’re staying within the sport as a result of we would like a rematch with Floyd Mayweather. We need to get that,” Roach stated to Jenna J.
“Mayweather has been to my health club a few instances. I noticed him at a restaurant in LA one time. He took photos with my mates, and he was very well mannered and amiable.
“He informed me he hadn’t skilled a day since he retired. I stated, “Hey, I assumed you had been a health club rat. You’re all the time within the health club.” – He stated: “I haven’t labored out a day since I retired.”
“I informed him, ‘There are nonetheless some large fights on the market for you.’ However I didn’t ask him about Manny in any respect. I don’t know the true motive why he’s coming by to go to.
“He doesn’t need me to be his coach. I don’t assume. However I assumed possibly it was for him and Manny to get collectively another time.
“I do know Manny needs the rematch unhealthy. Manny thought he received the primary struggle. In the event you take a look at it with no commentating, you watch and see him touchdown extra punches.
“I nonetheless was just a little upset in Manny’s efficiency. However now he’s a hundred percent. I believe that he’ll destroy him at a hundred percent capability,” he added.
Mayweather battered a hapless Don Moore across the ring in Abu Dhabi on Saturday evening. He intends to return sooner or later.
In the meantime, the Yordenis Ugas loss ended Pacquiao’s professional profession. A defeat within the Filipino Presidential election might now ship him to the exhibition circuit.
That’s the place Floyd Mayweather is available in once more and leaves at the very least one other few years on the desk for a return bout.
The views expressed on this article are the opinions of Phil Jay.
WBN Editor Phil has over ten years of boxing information expertise. Observe WBN us on Twitter @WorldBoxingNews.