Floyd Mayweather to come out of retirement to fight manny Pacquiao
Fight of the century
Floyd Mayweather is set to come out of retirement once again to fight long timw rival Manny Pacqiao later this year, Mayweather made about $220 million from his May 2015 fight with Pacquiao and at the time posted a photo of a $100 million check — his guaranteed purse from the bout
“I’m coming back to fight Manny Pacquiao this year. Another 9 figure pay day on the way,” Mayweather writes on Instagram. “We gonna take the belt. We gonna get the payday.” In the aforementioned Instagram clip, Mayweather and Pacquiao can be seen talking together at an unrelated event in Tokyo.
Mayweather included no details about the potential matchup in the post, but in videos obtained by ESPN from a Pacquiao adviser, Mayweather says he is targeting December for a comeback.
“We gonna take the belt. We gonna get the payday. And I don’t want no shoulder excuses,” Mayweather said.