Posted by Admin Sunday, May 03, 2015
LAS VEGAS - After Floyd Mayweather's unanimous decision victory over Manny Pacquiao, talks have began to set the superbout rematch in Manila, Philippines. "We have to do it while these fighters are at their prime," boxing promoter Bob Arum said to the media in the post-fight conference.
"It's not boxing without controversy," said Arum to the media as he confirmed the rumors of Pacquiao's right shoulder injury. "Floyd, as good as he is, didn't beat a 100% Manny Pacquiao. That will taint his legacy and he'll want for a rematch if he's as great as his camp says he is."
Pacquiao's camp didn't let the media in his locker room so he was not available for an interview. The still-undefeated Floyd Mayweather, Jr. talked to the reporters saying that he "[won't] back down from the challenge" and that he has "already outclassed and out-boxed Manny Pacquiao in 12 consecutive rounds."
Bob Arum did not give any dates yet, but he's looking at next year's spring to do the superbout rematch in Manila. "We might do Araneta Coliseum or that new arena Malls [sic] Of Asia Arena if we do the fight in Manny's homeland," he said to close the interview.
A round-by-round analysis of the fight was available via The Washington Post.
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