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Mayweather Jabs Koncz/TR, Says Pac Needed Haymon

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Floyd Mayweather Jr. explained some of the details from his chance meeting with Manny Pacquiao at a Miami Heat game, in Florida, back in January. The two fighters met face to face, and had a conversation which both indicate was the turning point in their negotiations and ultimately led to a deal being finalized for Saturday's mega-fight showdown.

Mayweather said he was irritated at Pacquiao's longtime adviser, Michael Koncz, who the unbeaten boxer claims had made promises to him a few years earlier.

"When Michael Koncz came over to me and said Manny wanted to take a picture with me, I said 'no, I don't want to take a picture with [Manny], because you're a liar. You told me years ago that you were in control and you gave me your phone number and said all I had to do was call you to make the fight happen. You said [Top Rank CEO] Bob [Arum] was not in control. You told me. Then I said 'you told me and you said you were a man of your word and haven't been a man of your word, so no I'm not taking your picture with Manny Pacquiao. That's a no-go," Mayweather explained.

"I told Pacquiao 'I don't know what Bob Arum has been telling you guys, but its not true. And he's been telling you guys in the media things for years that are not true. [I told him] if you take random blood and urine testing and its on an even playing field - we can make the fight happen. I told him I don't want Michael Koncz number. I've got Michael Koncz number - he's full of sh*t.

"I don't want his number, he's full of sh*t. Michael Koncz don't work for you. He don't care about your wellbeing. I know what happens behind the scenes in the sport of boxing. Just like I said, on Saturday you will see the difference in the paydays.

Mayweather then said, in his personal opinion, that Pacquiao was not treated fairly by Top Rank - in terms of finances - for the May 2nd collision. Mayweather was promoted by Top Rank when he turned pro and stayed with the company until 2006, when he bought his contract out and became a free agent.

"Like when he said he said he signed paperwork [to fight me earlier this year]. I said you must have signed an extension or you must have signed half your money over. As far as you said you signed to fight, that's not true," Mayweather said.

"I told him that I'm surprised that he's not working with Al Haymon. If he was working with us directly, I think he would have made a lot more money. He would have really made $100 million, if he would have worked with us."

"I don't know why they had him staying at that type of hotel [in Miami]. Like I said before, the treatment. It wasn't right. I'm not here to put the hotel on blast, but it wasn't right. Financially I don't think Top Rank treated him right for this fight."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by aboutfkntime on 04-29-2015

[QUOTE=HanzGruber;15618086]He knew pac was getting robbed by arum and koncz so he figured he was used to it[/QUOTE] :lol1: :lol1: OMG, this will never stop, will it :lol1:

Comment by aboutfkntime on 04-29-2015

[QUOTE=mathed;15618065][IMG]http://i.imgur.com/GfY6vaC.gif[/IMG][/QUOTE] :lol1: :lol1:

Comment by aboutfkntime on 04-29-2015

[QUOTE=mathed;15618001]I know right? Flroid was going to take care of him for 40 mill. Now he's making 80 mill.............how'd that happen? :thinking:[/QUOTE] Lets just add some context to that statement. Michael Koncz has admitted three things..... 1) the 40mil was…

Comment by ThePrince on 04-29-2015

Manny is going to make $100-120 million off the fight and about $8 million more in endorsements TR helped secure for him. But the smart move would've been fighting for $40 million with no back end. Floydenomics. :boxing:

Comment by SugarRaRobinson on 04-29-2015

[QUOTE=SchoolTheseCats;15618230]He pays arum 27% along with koncz getting his percentage also pac fans can agree he getting robbed blind[/QUOTE] "THEY" don't mind ******* getting juiced , as long as its someone white as the benefactor . But "THEY" do get…

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