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Ariza: Mayweather is Fighting on 5/2, Not With Pacquiao

By Edward Chaykovsky

Strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza says WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. is going to fight on May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, but it won't eb against WBO champion Manny Pacquiao.

Ariza worked with Pacquiao for several years and was later fired by Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach. He now works with Mayweather.

He would not reveal who Mayweather will face, but says it won't be the Filipino star. Both CBS and Top Rank claim there are ongoing talks for Mayweather-Pacquiao.

“[Mayweather-Pacquiao is] not going to happen,” Ariza told ABS-CBN correspondent Steve Angeles. “We're fighting May 2nd but it's not going to be Manny Pacquiao. Hopefully, Bob Arum will blow away in the wind or whatever. As soon as we get rid of him we can get it on.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tokon on 01-24-2015

[QUOTE=baddog;15311976]ARIZA, you tool! Now you're the spokesperson for TMT, WTF???????[/QUOTE] this why Ariza gets sacked; he wants to be more than just the s&c guy, he wants to be a star! He should just keep his big mouth shut and…

Comment by Johnny Rubber on 01-24-2015

[QUOTE=travestyny;15311584]Junior dong, you still at it? I aint even mad at you, homie. Go on and let that hate out ya heart. Just realize that hate blinds ya eyes to the facts.[/QUOTE] You said it........

Comment by therealpugilist on 01-23-2015

[QUOTE=HughJass;15311475]Just imagine this. Jack Dempsey turning around to Jack Kearns and saying he doesn't wanna fight Jesse Willard because of Tex Rickard.:rofl::rofl: Edit-Why is it all the fighters of the past wanted to test themselves against the best,yet this little…

Comment by koboy on 01-23-2015

[QUOTE=IMDAZED;15311673]Does to you. You keep responding. I said my piece. Move on.[/QUOTE] And so do you.

Comment by baddog on 01-23-2015

ARIZA, you tool! Now you're the spokesperson for TMT, WTF???????

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