Manny Pacquiao Accuses Floyd Mayweather Of Ducking Super-Fight

by Rory Kernaghan | Posted on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 | 0

The much debated, almost fairy tale like super-fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather is possibly the most talked about boxing subject of the last five years. The two are masters of the sweet science in their own right, but have never quite made the step to face each other. With money, drug testing and timing often providing speed bumps, it looks as though 2015 may be the year that Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. becomes a reality.

Mayweather vs Pacquiao May 2015

Speaking with recently, “Pac Man” says he feels Mayweather is trying to protect his unbeaten record.

“Why he will not fight me? Well, I think he is worried about his (undefeated) record. He talks about his zero losses. The zero that means so much to him means nothing when measured against who he fought,”

So is Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. destined to be a pipe dream for boxing fans, or will the two legendary pugilists finally step up to the plate. One thing is for sure, Pacquiao vs Mayweather is a legacy defining fight. The winner will likely go down as the greatest boxer of this time period, the loser will surely have some nasty wounds to lick.

With the modern game being all about PPV shares, purses, timing, and countless other variables, the odds are always stacked against such a great fight happening. Truth be told, now is the time. With an inevitable decline in skills and speed that comes with aging, you could argue that there is a clock counting down rapidly on this fight. The expiration date is unknown, but there certainly is one.

You could also argue that neither man’s legacy will ever be complete without having fought each other. They are undoubtedly the best in their weight classes, and really should have fought by now. Mayweather puts his ‘0’ on the line every time he fights, but he hasn’t fought “Pac Man”. Equally, Pacquiao’s recent losses are an indicator that he needs to take this fight in possibly the twilight of his prime, and while he is on a two-fight win streak….

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