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Floyd Mayweather Jr: Manny Pacquiao Can Bounce Back

By Luke Furman

Floyd Mayweather Jr. believes his career rival, Manny Pacquiao, can bounce back from the shocking sixth round knockout defeat at hands of Juan Manuel Marquez. On December 8th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Pacquiao was knocked out cold when he walked into a right hand counter from Marquez.

Most felt the knockout loss was the nail in the coffin of a mega-fight between Mayweather and Pacquiao. Mayweather doesn't rule the fight out, but he doesn't appear to show any urgency if the match doesn't happen.

"Pacquiao can bounce back. He needs to rejuvinate himself, take a vacation, spend some time with his family, get focused and he'll be okay. My legacy is defined on what Manny Pacquiao does. My legacy is defined by what I do in my career," Mayweather Jr. told Power 106.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by royjonesjrKTFO on 12-19-2012

Floyd hoping he'd bounce back as a shell of himself and maybe Arum let him have what's left.

Comment by stretchedout on 12-18-2012

[QUOTE=BoxngLove;12831187]AAAaaaand Flush goes the $100 million dollar fight. Nice work PBF. You are a goon, and you don't take any fights worth watching. Ortiz? Cotto? How does anyone hold him to #1 PFP?[/QUOTE] It was Pac who walked away from…

Comment by BoxngLove on 12-18-2012

AAAaaaand Flush goes the $100 million dollar fight. Nice work PBF. You are a goon, and you don't take any fights worth watching. Ortiz? Cotto? How does anyone hold him to #1 PFP?

Comment by DuttyAlacrity on 12-18-2012

[quote=mr. Larryx;12826496]posters hating on floyd just cause he said manny can bounce back?[/quote] this.........

Comment by The Big Dunn on 12-18-2012

[QUOTE=turnedup;12828459]$7 Million? Lol..Pacquaio hasn't earned less than $14 million a fight in about 5 years now..the record for a paid cable channel fight is $2.5 million and they won't go any higher..they don't consider it cost effective so he won't…

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