Floyd Mayweather Rules Out Manny Pacquiao Rematch In Saudi Arabia

Ruben Hill
August 22, 2019

Not quite. There are a lot of factors that can dismiss this narrative, most of which stems from the previous actions of Floyd Mayweather Jr. "I'm making millions just for 10 second video drops". "It's an honor to come to Saudi Arabia to sit down with you guys to talk about the Mayweather versus Pacquiao rematch", Mayweather said.

"I talked to them about me fighting there, just different fights, but they wanted me to specifically say Manny Pacquiao", Mayweather said.

Eight-division world champion and newly-unified WBA world champion Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao recently fired back at long-time rival Floyd "Money" Mayweather on Instagram for "using his name to get attention".

Over the weekend, Floyd was seen on a video talking about going to Saudi Arabia to talk about a potential Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch.

The 42-year-old American did take part in an exhibition match against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa last year, but Mayweather made quick work of him and recorded a TKO victory in the first round.

Mayweather stated also to Fighthype.com that his visit to Saudi Arabia was in January - almost nine months ago. Mayweather will defend his titles against challenger Andre Berto at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 12 in what he says will be his final fight. I went there a long time ago.

"And actually, we didn't just talk about boxing". Since that time, there's been intermittent talk of the two men fighting again, even though the first fight proved to be a very lucrative disappointment.

But talk of a rematch between Mayweather and Pacquiao cropped up a year ago and has started to escalate in recent weeks. However, Arum had a different reason to support it, explaining that Mayweather is the thus far the only fighter who would not cause severe damages on Pacquiao's body now that he's already aging.

Mayweather and Pacquiao's historic 2015 bout is the highest-grossing boxing match of all time, having garnered 4.6m pay-per-view buys for the event.

Mayweather, however, retired in 2017 after extending his record to 50-0 with a 10th-round TKO over UFC star Conor McGregor.

After that, Pacquiao beat Adrien Broner last January 19 in Las Vegas before winning recently over Keith Thurman last July 20 via split decision capturing the World Boxing Association super welterweight world title also in Las Vegas.

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