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 Last update:  1/20/2012       Read more by Chris Robinson         
   
Mayweather Rejects Pacquiao's 50-50 Proposal For May 5
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By Chris Robinson

WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26KOs) is apparently not on board with WBO king Manny Pacquiao’s request for a 50/50 revenue split, which pertains to a potential May 5th mega-fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. As previously reported, Mayweather recently made a direct phone call to Pacquiao's adviser Michael Koncz, who placed Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38KOs) on the phone with the undefeated star from Las Vegas. Pacquiao told Mayweather that a 50-50 split would seal the deal on a possible May fight. 

But, during the latest episode of ESPN's Sportscenter, Mayweather was quoted as saying the following:

“He asked about a 50/50 split and I told him no, that can’t happen, but what can happen is you can make more money fighting me than you have made in your career. I also let him know I’m in control on my side but he needs to get on the same page as his promoter so we can make this fight happen.”

If Mayweather does not agree to a 50-50 split, then Pacquiao will likely return on June 9th at temporary outdoor venue near the Las Vegas Strip.

Expect more in the coming days..

Chris Robinson is based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. He can be reached atTrimond@aol.com. Please follow him at www.Twitter.com/CRHarmony
Tags: Manny Pacquiao , Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Mayweather-Pacquiao , Mayweather vs Pacquiao


 

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comment by Prawn McEnroe, on 01-21-2012
[QUOTE=Libra_Por_Libra]The fight wont happen until you see Pacquiao drop the lawsuit.[/QUOTE] Im sure I read an article here that the talks between Koncz and Mayweather included dropping the lawsuit as part of negotiations. Which is funny because I always believed that it would be used as barg...

comment by Nonitard, on 01-21-2012
Some Flomos are chirping that the email is fake lmao.

comment by PAC-BOY, on 01-21-2012
Mayweather: Has only fought 5 times in 5 years. Ortiz... Controversial KO...4rds Mosley...12rd UD win JMM...12rd UD win...( controversial weight issue/came in heavy/heavier fight night) Haton...TKO in round10. DLH...Split Decision win 12rds Five fights...Five years! 7ppv fights in 7years....hol...

comment by Oxn, on 01-21-2012
[QUOTE=jrosales13]Bro, not sure if you're trolling or just completely mistaken.[/QUOTE] no, sirron000 is not trolling, he really just doesnt know shiet about whats going on. 700,000 is the least PPV ever? Bro sirron000, learn to read the article you linked me , lol. Time to create anoth...

comment by hugh grant, on 01-21-2012
Why wont Foiyd accept 50/50? Pac is no1 and Pac is giving Floyd the chance to beat him to resurrect Floyds stagnant career. People only pay to watch floyd to see him get beat, and that is not a good enough reason for Floyd to claim he deserves more money and he shouldnt be proud of that. Peo...

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