Mayweather: I'm Ready To Sign Pacquiao Contract Today

By Chris LaBate

WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26KOs) is pushing harder than he's ever pushed in the past, to get WBO champ Manny Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38KOs) in the ring. Mayweather has a lock on the HBO date, May 5th, and the venue has been placed on hold - the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

After several periods of failed negotiations, and years of anticipation from fans, Mayweather wants the bout agreement in hand and he is ready to sign it immediately. But, Mayweather states that he won't sit around forever for a deal to get ironed out.  

"May 5th, I'm ready. I'm ready to sign. I'm ready to sign today. If I sign today, you [referring to Pacquiao] better sign tomorrow," Mayweather told

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by GRUSTLER on 12-01-2011

[QUOTE=jltsmae;11498018]if there were no negotiation, what contract did floyd wants pac to sign then?[/QUOTE] Well, Floyd could just be saying that in general (I don't know) or Ellerbe just don't want to spill the beans. Arum is talking about they're…

Comment by GoogleMe on 12-01-2011

Good then lets get it on.

Comment by pinoy27 on 12-01-2011

[QUOTE=LeadUppercut;11495111][B]EXACTLY !![/B] When you demand a catch-weight or a contractual advantage, you demean your own achievement..... and Manny has been doing that in [B]EVERY[/B] fight dating back to Morales III. If Pac is so great, then why will he not…

Comment by jltsmae on 12-01-2011

[QUOTE=GRUSTLER;11493759]How come Bob Arum and Michael Koncz are saying it? Ellerbe said it wasn't no negotiations already. Bob Arum is tricking Pac's fans.[/QUOTE] if there were no negotiation, what contract did floyd wants pac to sign then?

Comment by GRUSTLER on 12-01-2011

[QUOTE=Pactar∂;11493768][B]How is there no negotiations if Floyd clearly said on twitter and his news site, "Sign the contract"?[/B][/QUOTE] I'm just answering your boy's post. You should read his first and see what he said.

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