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R. Mayweather: I think Floyd Will Fight Pacquiao on May 5

By Rick Reeno

Roger Mayweather, trainer of WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26KOs), expects his nephew to fight WBO champ Manny Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38KOs) on May 5th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. While negotiations have broken down in the past, several times, Roger told BoxingScene.com that he's very confident about the fight taking place. Both fighters are running out of opponents and the money is too great, says Roger.

"I think it's going to happen. Any time you have $100 million dollars involved, a fight is going to happen. There are no other opponents. Pacquiao is running out of opponents. I think everybody wants the fight. [Pacquiao] says he's going to take a test [for performance enhancing drugs], so I don't see why it wouldn't happen," Mayweather said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by orlandoernandez on 12-15-2011

Roger Mayweather, tells people "YOU DON'T KNOW **** ABOUT BOXING." If we don't know, he does. Hope he's right.

Comment by Humperdink on 12-14-2011

This is the best route for Pacquiao

Comment by LeadUppercut on 12-14-2011

[QUOTE=pacfan;11561460]more garbage from floyd apologists. always makes one wonder why their idol kept ducking the amateurish midget from asia who's been described by these idiots as such. you need to ask why your idol kept making excuses not to fight…

Comment by The Big Dunn on 12-14-2011

[QUOTE=pacfan;11561460]more garbage from floyd apologists. always makes one wonder why their idol kept ducking the amateurish midget from asia who's been described by these idiots as such. you need to ask why your idol kept making excuses not to fight…

Comment by pacfan on 12-14-2011

[QUOTE=LeadUppercut;11561436]Seeing that you started it..... Truly great fighters leave more answers than questions, and yet Pacquiao has left more questions than answers. Questions like..... * Could Pac have beaten Zahir Raheem, cuz he didnt?[/QUOTE] more garbage from floyd apologists. always…

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