The world champion under version WBA in the Welterweight division, former world champion in eight weight categories Manny Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KO’s) said that former world champion in five weight categories American Floyd Mayweather (50-0, 27 KO’s) promised him to resume his career for the sake of revenge.
“Last year, we met with Floyd in Tokyo, he promised to resume his career for the sake of revenge.
But if he will not go back on his word, I am ready to fight anyone, which I will offer. Including Keith Terman, who previously reported the desire to compete.
After defeating the Browner I said that I’m willing to fight anyone. You know me. I’m not one of those who avoid calls or chooses his opponents easier. Someone I was not offered the promoter, I’ll accept the challenge. Let it be Errol Spence, or Mikey Garcia or Shawn porter. Ready to fight with everyone. The last games proved that my power and speed has not disappeared,” said Pacquiao in an interview with the Manila Times.
The first fight Mayweather-Pacquiao on 2 may 2015, and ended with the victory of Mayweather by unanimous decision. At stake were the titles WBA super, WBC and WBO.
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KO’s) will retire in 2019. This was told by his promoter Bob Arum. He also said that Pacquiao plans to hold three fights.
“The meeting was intense and informative. We found out what he wants. He’s going to do one fight this year, then two games the next and then retires,” – the words of Arum to BoxingScene.
Recall, Pacquiao, who now holds a post of the Senator of Parliament, said it has no plans to run for President of the Philippines.
“After I became a Senator, I don’t know whether I will run for the presidency. Someone will say that would like this, but it is a huge responsibility, and while I have no plans to run for President.
I’m happy to be a Senator and to serve his country and at the same time have the opportunity to pursue a career boxer. Today my plan is to pursue a career as I can do it” – the words Pacquiao BoxingScene.
Time Pacquiao a Senator ends in 2022.
As reported by the portal Znayu, Pacquiao shared his plans in politics.