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 09-12-2016

[QUOTE=Mr. Stark;17012785]:lol1::lol1::lol1: Bump. Let's expose these f*cking hypocrites.[/QUOTE] Pacquiao was compensated, the offer was $40 m which is a good offer for someone used to getting $7m. What GGG is being offered is totally unreasonable.

Comment by Godsfly on 09-07-2016

mayweather was trying to cut out arum......pac would have a made a huge profit if no arum there to take his %. so its smarter then u think. he should have offered pac some of the ppv along with the…

Comment by Mr. Stark on 09-07-2016

[QUOTE=Jim Tom;17012508]No way GGG accepts this stupid offer. [B]Why would he take a flat fee when the fight can sell. Every fighter needs a B side to sell a fight and every fighter should get a slice of the PPV…

Comment by junior gong on 12-11-2013

[QUOTE=The Big Dunn;14018638]Gadzooks foiled again. I'll get you one day Racism Man!!!!![/QUOTE] Try harder next time, Racist Man!!!

Comment by don larryx on 12-11-2013

sad thing is,no matter what he makes Arum gets 30 damn percent of it...that is ridiculous

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