Floyd Mayweather: “I’m Coming Back To Fight Manny Pacquiao This year. Another Nine Figure Payday On The Way.”
Floyd Mayweather ready to take a risk at his undefeated record of 50-0 to come of retirement and plans to meet Manny Pacquiao in a rematch later this year.
Mayweather who took to Instagram earlier on Saturday where video footage shows an intense confrontation with Filipino boxing legend at a concert and agreeing on a rematch in 2018. The caption says:
“I’m coming back to fight Manny Pacquiao this year. Another 9 figure pay day on the way.”
If you see the video in another angle, Pacquiao tells Mayweather Jr., “I have the belt,” on that Mayweather responds, “I’m going to take it from you like I did before.”
According to ESPN, Mayweather banked around $220 million from his much-hyped May 2015 fight where ‘Money defeated Pacquiao via unanimous decision and later posted a photo of the check of $100 million at that time. This fight was the highest grossing of all time in combat history. Officials revealed that Pacquiao competed with a should injury that hampered his efforts on that night.
Mayweather, who stretched his undefeated boxing record to 50-0 via tenth round TKO win over former two-division champion Conor McGregor last August. After this showdown, Mayweather said this was the last fight of his career.
Mayweather rumored to be making MMA debut at some point in near future, and Manny also linked to having a boxing match with Conor Mcgregor- now both boxer ready to throw down again.
Mayweather didn’t offer any details on the matchup in the social media post, but as per ESPN, he’s targeting a December return.
“We gonna take the belt. We gonna get the payday. And I don’t want no shoulder excuses,” Mayweather said
Pacquiao last competed back in July, where Filipino boxer came out victorious after defeating Lucas Matthysse to earn a secondary welterweight title. After the win, Manny called out ‘Money.’
A TKO victory in his return to the ring.
Manny Pacquiao knocked Lucas Matthysse down 3 times Saturday on his way to a welterweight world title. pic.twitter.com/C1unZxzRW2
— ESPN (@espn) July 15, 2018
This headline-grabbing news comes on the doorstep of a giant rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin later this evening from Las Vegas.
How many of you want to see Mayweather vs. Pacquiao rematch this year?