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Floyd Mayweather Jr. has taken the initiative recently in trying to secure what would be the richest fight in the history of boxing. Just yesterday be placed a call to his possible foe, Manny Pacquiao.
Mayweather provided details on the call in an email to ESPN anchor Stan Verrett stating;
“I called him and asked him about fighting May 5 and giving the World what they want to see. I also let him know we both can make a lot of money. He ask about a 50/50 split and I told him no that can’t happen, but what can happen is you can make more money fighting me then you have made in your career.”
The email continues, but I have to stop there.
I’ve been on Mayweather’s side recently as he called out Manny on Facebook, Twitter, and in various interviews in an attempt to secure the fight. I prayed it would draw out Manny and get him to force his obstinate promoter, Bob Arum, to make the fight. Read the rest of this entry »