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Pacquiao Says Mayweather Offered a $40 Million Flat Fee

By Edward Chaykovsky

According to WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, he was treated like an opponent during last week's infamous telephone call with Floyd Mayweather Jr., Pacquiao claims he was offered a $40 million dollar guarantee - but nothing further- for a welterweight mega-fight on May 5th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather would retain 100% of the money generated from pay-per-view, and other various sources of revenue. Pacquiao turned the offer down and requested an even 50-50 split, which Mayweather rejected.

“He said he will guarantee me $40 million but I won’t have any share on the pay-per-view and other sources of revenue,” said Pacquiao to veteran reporter Nick Giongco of Tempo. “How can he leave me out of the pay-per-view when I generate more than him in pay-per-view sales? I am still praying that Mayweather gets enlightened because I believe that I am not being unreasonable.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jim Tom on 11-06-2016

[QUOTE=cal202;17172009]who gives a crap what he was used to making? 40m was a joke offer[/QUOTE] At the time the fight was not expected to make more than $100m for Mayweather.

Comment by Porter's Dad on 11-05-2016

[QUOTE=don larryx;17173671]im a man and can say i was proven wrong[/QUOTE] That's good, admitting you you were wrong. If you were Manny's business adviser, you would have cost him $110m. But the key thing is to also learn a lesson…

Comment by Rampad on 11-05-2016

[QUOTE=don larryx;17173671]Manny did not even try to negotiate then he just handed the phone to Konz............but im a man and can say i was proven wrong but that has 0 to do with GGG who is 34 with 0 big…

Comment by larryxxx. on 11-05-2016

[QUOTE=Face Of Boxing;17173655]You weren't saying that from 2010-2014. All you said was "floyd is the a side. He dictates the terms. Manny needs to accept what hes offered because he won't get more than 40 million."[/QUOTE] Manny did not even…

Comment by Rampad on 11-05-2016

[QUOTE=don larryx;17172726]Manny is an ATG with a HUUGE FANBASE..He had sold million on ppv and was a huge ppv star..GGG has literally done nothing[/QUOTE] You weren't saying that from 2010-2014. All you said was "floyd is the a side. He…

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