Round one to Mayweather

Round one to Mayweather
Published: 15 December 2014 | by Ray Magaya Tshuma

TBE, better known as the The Best Ever or The Best excuses Ever if you've been listening to Manny Pacquino came out this week swinging for he fences. 

Floyd Mayweather has been, on more than one occasion accused of fight dodging when it came to facing to facing Manny the 'Pacman' Pacquiao but this week, the Las Vegas native used his interview with Showtime's Steve Farhood as his mouthpiece to vent his frustration.

"Manny Pacquiao, Bob Arum, you guys have been ducking us for years, We're tired of you guys fooling the public, fooling the critics. You guys didn't want to take random blood and urine testing, so that's why it didn't happen." 

Mayweather went on to add "Then I offered you $40 million, then you didn't want to make the fight happen. You lost twice, now you coming back begging for the same money. That's not gonna happen. Let's make the fight happen for the people and the fans. Mayweather versus Pacquiao, May 2, Cinco de Mayweather."

Both statements go a long way to acquit Mayweather when it comes to fight dodging allegations.  All blame is placed on both Arum and Pacquiao's shoulders. 

By refusing the random blood test, Mayweather insinuates that the pair were training on steroids, a crime worthy of capital punishment in the boxing world. By highlighting Pacuiao's falling stock, Mayweather is setting himself up for the largest payday of his boxing career.  

Either way, Mayweather is facing a win/win situation. If the fight does happen, and he happens to lose, his large payday will be enough to plaster his wounded pride. If the fight fails to materialize,  Mayweather can keep his TBE brand intact and point at Pacquiao as the fight dodger. 




Ngiyabonga!



- uMR
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