After years of dodging questions as to why he wouldn’t step inside the ring with Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather has finally announced he’d like the fight to happen:
I suppose there’s only so many times you can listen to the boxing world call you a pussy before you finally give in. It still doesn’t explain why he kept avoiding the fight (though he claims it’s the other way around) — though one theory is that now that Pacquiao has suffered a couple of losses and clearly isn’t the fighter he was a few years ago, Mayweather is now confident he’ll be able to retain his undefeated streak.
Mayweather is calling for the $250 million superfight to go down in Las Vegas on May 2nd.
Here’s some thrilling footage of Mayweather training for the big fight with tough guy Justin Bieber.
And here’s some of Pacquiao doing the same: