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Arum, Roach Confident Pacquiao Downs Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather is relishing the chance to finally go toe-to-toe with Manny Pacquiao after announcing the long-awaited fight will take place in May. The undefeated 11-times world champion announced the bout by posting a picture of the signed contract on social media platform Shots on Friday night, adding: "I promised the fans we would get this done and we did."

Mayweather, unbeaten after 47 professional fights, and Pacquiao, an eight-division world champion, will now go head-to-head in a welterweight world championship unification bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 2.

Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach, and promoter, Bob Arum of Top Rank, are confident their man will come out on top.

Roach:  "Floyd should enjoy being the A-Side while he can because on May 2 Manny is going to put him on his backside." 

Arum: "It's going to a great fight. We are confident our fighter Manny Pacquiao will emerge victorious."
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by billeau2 on 02-21-2015

[QUOTE=Bolopunch68;15401436]He doesn't, he just take even the slightest chance they have, or get all the advantages in his favor.[/QUOTE] Indeed...There is no doubt in my mind that if Floyd can, he will stay outside, set up, shoulder roll and potshot,…

Comment by billeau2 on 02-21-2015

[QUOTE=kings14;15401229]Ugh, did you see the Canelo fight? Granted Pac's footwork and movement is a trillion times better than Canelo's but Floyd moved in and out all night without a single problem. To say his legs are shot is absolutely ridiculous.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by richardt on 02-21-2015

[QUOTE=Bolopunch68;15401498]Those guys are like parrots, they repeat what they hear from their owners. I asked them parrots before how many times did Manny put his opponents to sleep vice TKO and no one can answer me. He couldn't even put…

Comment by Left Hook Tua on 02-21-2015

Ranting up on Ustream, Money acting like a fool. Talking 'bout Pac has never fought anyone like him, Floyd got it twisted.

Comment by Bolopunch68 on 02-21-2015

[QUOTE=Nomadic;15400920]I remember the Tyson and Lewis fight, Lewis jabbed and straight Tyson all day at his range, as soon as Tyson got close, Lewis locked him, leaned on him and tired him out. Soon the ref break, rinse and repeat…

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