Pacquio leant down to Mayweather, who stayed seated, and shook the undefeated American's hand before moving on. He heads into his fight with Adrien Broner with a 60-7-2 overall record. "Since then, he's had surgery, he's healthy, and I think a healthy Manny Pacquiao beats Mayweather". He's going to go down as one of the best in the business.
Punters can get 12/5 for the challenger to upset Pac Man and that is tempting enough to get the nod as our main Pacquiao vs Broner prediction. "But right now my focus is this fight because I'm not taking Adrien Broner lightly or underestimating Broner".
He spoke to reporters via worldwide media call on Wednesday, saying he'll take care of his legal problems after the pay-per-view fight against Manny Pacquiao.
A similar scene played out almost four years ago when Mayweather and Pacquiao met up at a Heat-Bucks game in Miami.
"That's just something I'll take care of after the fight".
Pacquiao's last fight in July ended in a knockout win over Lucas Matthysse, his first time to stop an opponent since 2009 - a stretch of 13 fights without scoring a stoppage victory. Being an exhibition bout, Pacquiao felt it should have been brutality-free.
For Justin Fortune, there's no way for Adrien Broner to go but down.
Instead of downplaying his age, Pacquiao has celebrated it by holding a massive birthday party on December 17 in General Santos City that was attended by President Rodrigo Duterte, local athletes, celebrities, and political allies.
"This win makes me an icon", Broner said.
"Right now at this age sometimes you can not recover overnight".
"I have no problem fighting anybody as long as there is no problems with the negotiations", said Pacquiao.
Filipino dishes like fried Pampano fish and chicken tinola and plenty of rice remain among the home-cooked meals he devours in camp to push his weight up to the welterweight range and keep from dipping into the 130s.
Pacquiao, meanwhile, continued to his taper down his workouts.
Will the Pacquiao versus Broner be the one who starched Matthysse?
Malignaggi is offering his mini-previews to BoxingScene.com of the next four months of successive 147-pound appearances by Pacquiao against Broner, Keith Thurman-Josesito Lopez (January 26), Shawn Porter-Yordenis Ugas (March 9), Errol Spence-Mikey Garcia (March 16), Terence Crawford-Amir Khan (April 20), and, Danny Garcia-Adrian Granados (April 20). When asked if he would implement a similar schedule next week in Las Vegas now that he's back in the fold, Roach said he hasn't thought that far ahead. Mayweather Meets Pacquiao at Clippers Game, Pacquiao Wants to Play Him in Basketball Before their first fight, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao met at an NBA game by chance and would go on to negotiate their historic fight just after.