Floyd Mayweather needs a rematch with Manny Pacquiao.
The undefeated boxing champ, whose report is 50-0, says he’s popping out of retirement to combat Pacquiao for a nine-figure sum in December.
Mayweather, after working into Pacquiao Saturday (Sep. 15) in Japan introduced the information through Instagram simply moments in the past: “I’m coming again to combat Manny Pacquiao this 12 months one other 9 determine pay day on the best way.”
Mayweather’s final “comeback” boxing match was in August 2017 when he beat the crap out of UFC fighter Conor McGregor, successful the 12-round match in 10 rounds with a TKO. Mayweather reportedly introduced dwelling $300 million for that combat, which recorded the second highest pay-per-view purchase charge in historical past with 4.6 million purchases.
Mayweather fought Pacquiao in 2015 after going forwards and backwards with him for years. That combat lasted for 12 rounds, with Mayweather successful by unanimous determination (two judges scored it 116 to 112 and the third scored it 118-110).
Although the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao combat was thought of to be one of essentially the most anticipated sporting occasions in historical past, it was largely thought of a letdown by audiences and critics alike.
Mayweather agreed, saying in an interview with Jimmy Kimmel two years later whereas on a press tour for the McGregor combat that he felt like he owed boxing followers for the disappointing match in opposition to Pacquiao.
“I’ve talked about this earlier than: I really feel like I owe the followers since me and Pacquiao didn’t give the followers a blockbuster,” he mentioned.