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 Last update:  10/31/2012       Read more by Edward Chaykovsky         
   
Mayweather: Pacquiao is Desperate, He's On The Decline
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by Edward Chaykovsky

A few weeks ago, Manny Pacquiao appeared in two televised interviews and said he was willing to take a smaller percentage in order to finalize a mega-match with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Pacquiao offered to split the revenue 55-45 in Mayweather's favor.

In the opinion of Mayweather, Pacquiao's offer is a sign of desperation. Mayweather doesn't view Pacquiao's worth as being on the same level as it was a year ago - because the Filipino star suffered a split decision loss to Timothy Bradley in June.

Regardless of the controversial nature in which Pacquiao lost, Mayweather says the loss is still registered on Pacquiao's record and that makes him less valuable.

"You have to realize this, in my opinion, Manny Pacquiao is desperate. He doesn't make his own decisions, because Manny Pacquiao has a boss, his promoter, that makes his decisions. Once you take a loss and you're on the decline...listen, Manny Pacquiao, whether he got cheated or not, his stock drops enormously after taking a loss. No matter how you took a loss, you took an L," said Mayweather to Ben Thompson of Fighthype.com.

Pacquiao returns on December 8th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, facing Juan Manuel Marquez for a fourth time.

Tags: Manny Pacquiao , Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Mayweather-Pacquiao , Mayweather vs Pacquiao


 

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comment by WESS, on 01-05-2013
[QUOTE=J The UnBiased]I don't remember Pac defending his title at 135, not 1 time. I don't remember Pac fighting Kendall Holt. I don't remember Pac fighting Nate Campbell or Zab Judah. I don't remember Pac fighting a 147 Pound Champion in Shane Mosley, when Mosley begged his team for the fight. I...

comment by TP6 U Snitch, on 01-05-2013
[QUOTE=ElBossHogg™;12654008]It Speaks.. Too bad the same old shit he always says. He said manny Pacquaio lost stock cause of the BS lost he has to Timothy Bradley. LOl you lost stock just as much Mayweather without taking a lost, when was Mayweather or Pacquaio last impressive victory? T...

comment by Kilrain, on 11-02-2012
[QUOTE=J The UnBiased]I don't remember Pac defending his title at 135, not 1 time. I don't remember Pac fighting Kendall Holt. I don't remember Pac fighting Nate Campbell or Zab Judah. I don't remember Pac fighting a 147 Pound Champion in Shane Mosley, when Mosley begged his team for the fight. I...

comment by Kilrain, on 11-02-2012
Mayweather seriously thinks Pacquiao made only $6 million for the Bradley fight?!

comment by Southpawjace, on 11-02-2012
[QUOTE=Check_hooks]His defense is highly overrated. Cotto and Ortiz were getting to him with regularity Getting hit on the forearms and shoulders while on the ropes isn't defense, its called taking punishment[/QUOTE] Highly over rated? what a stupid comment. If you actually look at his pre...

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