Ellerbe: Manny Pacquiao Can't Tell Mayweather Sh*t
By Edward Chaykovsky
Manny Pacquiao's recent comments regarding a potential fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. are not bringing the two sides any closer to making it happen. During two separate interviews with ESPN, Pacquiao said that he would agree to a deal where Mayweather receives the bigger piece of the money - a 55-45 split - and he would also agree to Mayweather's demand for a random drug testing protocol.
Mayweather's adviser, Leonard Ellerbe, told the Los Angeles Times that Pacquiao has no say in the terms. Likely, the unbeaten boxer will demand at least a 60-40 split - if not more - based on their recent pay-per-view numbers.
“Manny Pacquiao can’t tell Floyd Mayweather sh*t. If and when the fight takes place, Floyd will dictate the terms," Ellerbe told the paper.
Ellerbe also said Pacquiao's fourth fight with Juan Manuel Marquez, set for December 8th, is a match “that, in my opinion, no one cares about.” He felt Pacquiao's televised mentions of Mayweather, during the Marquez promotional tour, was an “amateurish" tactic to promote the fourth fight.
[QUOTE]Does anyone acknowledge that Koncz refutes Pac's willingness to take less money? That would make the whole "Pac is agreeing to Mayweather's terms" schpiel less than accurate, right? Let me know what you think.[/QUOTE] I think that these people are…Comment by I Love Jesus! on 09-24-2012
All you ever hear out of the mayweather camp is excuses stone walling and talks of retirement. How dumb do you have to be to think he wants the fight? What tells you that?Comment by Fetta on 09-24-2012
[QUOTE=El Gallo Negro!;12548044]floyd during the ortiz promo, "manny you're next". stfu already. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE]oh geez! Keep up if your gonna try to insult. I have already said i understand the piggybacking and i know Floyd did…Comment by LeonSpinxMwfpce on 09-24-2012
[quote=Fetta] Quote: Originally Posted by KRAFTSMAN Dood, Paq is a megastar. He doesn't have to use a boring boxer's name who has penchant for taking looooong vacation. The question about the megafight will always be asked by stupid, insisted fans…Comment by I Love Jesus! on 09-24-2012
[QUOTE=Cgarcia;12548015]That's why it seems silly to even argue about purse split issues when Floyd himself is reluctant to enter official negotiations represented by none other than a close friend. Most realistic thing to discuss is Floyd's next move. He said…Post a Comment - View More User Comments (360)