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Roach: Mayweather Will Regret Not Facing Pacquiao

By Chris LaBate

Trainer Freddie Roach feels its a big mistake if Floyd Mayweather Jr. avoids a potential mega-fight with Manny Pacquiao. Roach and Pacquiao are starting their camp in the Philippines, training for the November 12th trilogy fight with Juan Manuel Marquez. Should Pacquiao win in November, they want to face Mayweather next.

This past Saturday, Mayweather said - "I don't need Pacquiao. With or without Pacquiao, every time Floyd Mayweather goes out there he's going to make over $70-million, period. I don't need him."

Roach doesn't agree.

“They will say, why didn’t you fight Pacquiao? He’s undefeated, but he never fought Manny Pacquiao. He never fought the best fighter of his era, and that will haunt him for the rest of his life,” Roach said to ABS-CBS News.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 09-22-2011

[QUOTE=tudedude;11187382]blah blah blah... fact remains that the fight would have already happened if may didnt make these accusations to begin with. Floyd came out of retirement to fight pac. Pac destroyed cotto. Floyd shat his pants and accused him of…

Comment by lacson on 09-21-2011

[QUOTE=LeadUppercut;11186650]" [I]all this bs started with floyd[/I] " ? How so kid ? [B]FACT:[/B] Better drug testing is great for the sport [B]FACT:[/B] Blood tests are completely harmless * Mosley took the test, he was clean, he got paid *…

Comment by tudedude on 09-21-2011

[QUOTE=LeadUppercut;11186650]" [I]all this bs started with floyd[/I] " ? How so kid ? [B]FACT:[/B] Better drug testing is great for the sport [B]FACT:[/B] Blood tests are completely harmless * Mosley took the test, he was clean, he got paid *…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 09-21-2011

[QUOTE=tudedude;11185284]oh god..keep ignoring the fact that all this bs started with floyd. Nuthuggers cling onto logical fallacies like velcro to hairy ballzacks.[/QUOTE] " [I]all this bs started with floyd[/I] " ? How so kid ? [B]FACT:[/B] Better drug testing is…

Comment by tudedude on 09-21-2011

[QUOTE=LeadUppercut;11185222]You dopey flag-waving kid :nonono: That is all his woefully inept pig-ignorant fanbase will remember. But who cares about those sh1t-heads ? Boxing history will reflect that the fight died when Pacquiao walked away from the table by refusing random…

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