No Pacquiao-Mayweather fight this year

No, it’s not going to happen. “I don’t think that Mayweather will be available in the fall to fight Manny. He certainly doesn’t indicate that he wants to fight him now. I would think, probably, everybody would be better off if we thought about that fight [for] next year. But everything is open,” Top Rank chief Bob Arum told Boxing Scene. The two fighters still could not agree on how winnings will be split if ever the long anticipated bout became reality. Mayweather wanted more than half but Pacquiao would not budge.
Because of the failed negotiations, Mayweather is instead facing Miguel Cotto on May 5, while Pacquiao will slug it out with American boxer Timothy Bradley on June 9.


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