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Pacquiao Dares Mayweather, Says Marquez Shot Lucky

By Edward Chaykovsky

Manny Pacquiao has come out swinging after being advised of the recent smack talk from Floyd Mayweather Jr. During Mayweather's ten city tour to promote his September 14th clash with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, he called Pacquiao a "has-been" and said the Filipino fighter's "career was over." 

Pacquiao, who faces Brandon Rios in November, dared Mayweather to face him if both fighters find success in the fall. Pacquiao also said Juan Manuel Marquez landed a "lucky punch" when the Mexican fighter knocked him cold in the sixth round of their fourth meeting last September.

"To us, he sounds cocky. He’s all talk. Why not stop the talk and say ‘let’s fight’ instead?,” Pacquiao said to ABS-CBN News. "I’m not a has been, I can still win fights. I lost because I took a hit. I wasn’t beaten up… it was just a lucky punch, which is part of the game).”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Philadel on 07-20-2013

[QUOTE=Big Dunn;13570425]If for the last 7 months he and his fanbase are constantly reminded about getting kTFO. After a while I'm sure that has to gnaw at you. [B][U][SIZE="3"]Then to have JMM aggressively use his levearge to turn down the…

Comment by Slip Stream on 07-20-2013

[QUOTE=T18Z;13573771]Do we have to explain to you the 40 million Manny was offered was to be split BETWEEN Top Rank, it wasn't just 40million for him, he had no PPV revenue, Floyd wanted it all. Think before you speak, or…

Comment by ADP02 on 07-20-2013

[QUOTE=Mr. X;13569508]its not a lucky punch if [B]he landed it a "bunch of times".[/B][/QUOTE] Yes but like you and everyone saw, [B]after all those "bunch of times"[/B], [B]was Manny knocked down like that?[/B] [COLOR="Red"][B]No![/B][/COLOR] [B]The circumstances that took place helped…

Comment by T18Z on 07-20-2013

[QUOTE=Slip Stream;13573700]What I think is instructive is the $40 million guarantee Floyd's getting, heh, its what Manny would have made had they faced each other a few years ago. Manny dismissed himself by allowing Bob Arum to ultimately craft his…

Comment by Slip Stream on 07-20-2013

[QUOTE=Big Dunn;13570425]If for the last 7 months he and his fanbase are constantly reminded about getting kTFO. After a while I'm sure that has to gnaw at you. Then to have JMM aggressively use his levearge to turn down the…

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