I don’t like Floyd Mayweather at all. I wrote about why he’s just a bad person. Then I wrote about how he cowardly topped Pacquiao on May 2. Finally, I wrote about why you shouldn’t fall into the hype for a rematch — which Floyd himself said he would accept!
But wait …
Now, Mayweather has changed his mind. Nope, a class act like Floyd wouldn’t want to give a “sore loser” like Manny Pacquiao another chance at a fight.
Here’s some of what Floyd claimed in an interview for Showtime with Jim Gray.
“Excuses, excuses, excuses,” he said about Manny’s shoulder injury.
And those excuses bothered Floyd so much that a rematch has even gone out the window, because now Manny is actually the “coward” in Floyd’s eyes.
“Did I text Stephen A. Smith and say I will fight him again? Yeah, but I change my mind. At this particular time, no, because he’s a sore loser and he’s a coward. … If you lost, accept the loss and say, `Mayweather, you were the better fighter.'”
There’s so much wrong with this I don’t even know where to start. First of all, no matter who won, Mayweather was not the better “fighter.” He was the better boxer.
Would a coward still fight with a torn labrum like Manny did? Or would a Coward just sit around and dodge a one-armed fighter’s punches in order to secure a safe and sound boxing victory. Oh, and Mayweather knew that Pacquiao was fighting hurt. When Manny asked for a shot before the fight, and got denied, that was information that Floyd had access to.
But all that aside, could you imagine Mayweather losing a fight? Do you think for one second he would accept the loss with class? He’d be the biggest “sore loser” that we’ve ever seen — and without NEARLY as legitimate of an “excuse” as Manny’s torn labrum.
For a guy that never takes a single risk in the ring, Mayweather sure has a high opinion of himself. But this rematch is still happening. “At this particular time,” Floyd doesn’t want a rematch with Manny. At another particular time he will. Maybe at some particular time, Mayweather won’t get to make a choice about who his next fight is, because boxing steps in and finally does something about his extensive domestic violence record (as any other sport would have already done). Ever think about that Floyd?
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