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Report: Pacquiao and Mayweather To Settle Lawsuit

by David P. Greisman

Manny Pacquiao’s defamation lawsuit against Floyd Mayweather Jr. could soon be settled out of court, according to a report Tuesday evening by the Associated Press.

The article cites Malcolm LaVergne, the attorney representing Floyd Mayweather Sr., who has been involved in the case.

“LaVergne said the various parties to the case have signed documents to be filed under seal asking U.S. District Judge Larry R. Hicks to dismiss the case,” the article said. “He said others involved in the case were preparing a public statement.”

Pacquiao sued Mayweather in late 2009, arguing that Mayweather had defamed him by accusing Pacquiao of using performance-enhancing drugs.

The terms of the settlement would be kept confidential.

Pacquiao had also sued Richard Schaefer and Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions. That litigation was settled confidentially and out of court in May 2011.

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter @fightingwords2 or send questions/comments via email at [email protected]

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jbpanama on 09-26-2012

[QUOTE=jbpanama;12551882]Hey DUMBO, Pac don't have to prove SH*T, FRAUD should Prove that He, is in Fact, an ATG!!![/QUOTE] BOY reminds me of Riddock Bowe, and his Refusal to fight Lennox Lewis.... This will keep an otherwise talented Cat, from ATG…

Comment by ddangerous on 09-26-2012

Glad the lawsuit will be settled and out of the way so these two may actually fight in the ring.

Comment by cuzzlo on 09-26-2012

Manny just won the 2nd, 3rd and 4th rounds.

Comment by buster007 on 09-26-2012

[QUOTE=Sweden2716;12551764]There is indication that the figure was $10 million , Pac Man's lawyers had asked for a much higher figure $100 million and it was settled for $10 million. Mayweather of course does not have any comment.[/QUOTE] pff. show or…

Comment by Fighting_Pride on 09-25-2012

mayweather's reputation is not only taking a huge hit but going downhill altogether. after a quick stint in jail, we might see mayweather behind bars again by the end of this year and his millions can't save him. too bad…

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