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Pacquiao: My Son Wants Me To Fight Mayweather, Retire

By Edward Chaykovsky

Forget the fans. Forget the media. WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao is feeling the pressure at home. Pacquiao's eleven-year-old son, Emmanuel Jr., is pushing his father to retire from boxing - but not before he fights and beats his welterweight rival, WBC champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Pacquiao would have loved to fight Mayweather in May, but claims the undefeated boxer is too concerned with keeping all of the money. According to Pacquiao, he will agree to the fight at any time, but only if Mayweather agrees to a 50-50 revenue split. Mayweather offered him a guarantee of $40 million dollars, with no pay-per-view revenue.

“[My son says] 'Dad, I want you to retire, but before, you have to fight Mayweather and beat him,“’ Pacquiao said. “I'm willing to fight Mayweather. But I have to fight the guys who are hungry to fight me. Timothy Bradley is strong, and he can punch. He's a good boxer, so it's a challenge to fight a guy like that.”

“I was in the Philippines, and I told him, `We need to make this fight happen,“’ I said I would agree to a 50-50, and he said, `Oh, I'll give you a $40 million guarantee, and no pay-per-view. I'll take all the pay-per-view.’ I don't accept that offer. It's kind of embarrassing to me. It's trying to take advantage of me. He doesn't want to fight.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Spoon23 on 03-01-2012

[QUOTE=QADASHBANYAH;11840367]Hell yeah Arum got something over manny, and we all know Arum will praise you one minute and disown you the next and call you afraid..... Even the most simplest peasants know that 40 million is more than 5-7 million....…

Comment by QADASHBANYAH on 03-01-2012

[QUOTE=GRUSTLER;11815038]Bob Arum is a gangster. I think he has something over Pac or Manny just may be that naive. PAc had Vision Quest sorting him out and then Arum put Koncz on the job and all of a sudden Pac…

Comment by QADASHBANYAH on 03-01-2012

[QUOTE=PAC-BOY;11811588]Dont blame Bob hes not coming up with stupid dollar $ amounts. If anything he wants to make more money for everyone! Floyd is the only one that is handing out idiotic deals that youd have to be full blown…

Comment by GRUSTLER on 02-23-2012

[QUOTE=pac2;11814897]As reported by the NSAC i think Pacquiao's biggest purse is 7.4 million the purse he is guaranteed 25 million for the whole fight understand , so it's like Arum giving Pacquiao a flat fee of 25 million out of…

Comment by pac2 on 02-23-2012

As reported by the NSAC i think Pacquiao's biggest purse is 7.4 million the purse he is guaranteed 25 million for the whole fight understand , so it's like Arum giving Pacquiao a flat fee of 25 million out of…

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