Let’s get ready to rummmmmmbbbbbbbblllllle!!
Floyd Mayweather Jr. could not be any clearer about the opponent he wants to fight on May 5 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Mayweather wants Manny Pacquiao — at least, if you are to believe his tweets on Tuesday afternoon.
Several hours after tweeting a photo of a betting slip from a Las Vegas casino for a $400,000 win on Monday night’s Allstate BCS Championship Game, Mayweather sent out two tweets calling out and antagonizing Pacquiao.
Pacquiao’s promoter, Top Rank’s Bob Arum, told The Los Angeles Times that Pacquiao will fight Mayweather, but not on May 5.
“June 9 is perfect,” Arum told The Times from The Philippines where he is meeting with Pacquiao to talk about his next opponent. “May 5 is out, that’s impossible.”
Mayweather’s upcoming jail sentence however, complicates the issue.
Mayweather was due to report to the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas last Friday to begin an 87-day sentence. He pleaded guilty to a reduced battery domestic violence charge and no contest to two harassment charges, stemming from a hair-pulling, punching and arm-twisting argument with his ex-girlfriend in front of two of their children.
Mayweather says he wanted his jail sentence to begin in June JUST so he could lay hands on Pac Man.
For the love of a strong right hook PLEASE, Manny Pacquiao, accept Floyd’s offer! Let’s stop all the posturing and BS, come get this money and give us the fight that we deserve to see!!!