Floyd Mayweather claims he’ll return to battle Manny Pacquiao this yr | Boxing


Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he’s popping out of retirement and returning to the ring to battle previous rival Manny Pacquiao this yr.

After coming face-to-face with Pacquiao throughout his tour of Japan, Mayweather launched a video on Instagram on Saturday accompanied by the message: “I am coming again to battle Manny Pacquiao this yr, one other nine-figure pay day on the way in which!”

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Mayweather, 41, will be heard shouting within the video: “I am coming again in December!”

Mayweather is unbeaten in 50 profession fights, having stopped UFC star Conor McGregor in a profitable Las Vegas bout in August 2017. 

Mayweather defeated Pacquiao by unanimous determination on the MGM Grand in Might 2015 in a long-awaited bout between the pair.

Pacquiao, 39, who has not too long ago been related with a battle towards British star Amir Khan, knocked out Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur in July, bouncing again from a loss to Australian Jeff Horn, which had been his seventh profession defeat.

Matchroom, led by Eddie Hearn, has been in talks to signal the legendary Pacquiao after the Filipino, who’s the WBA welterweight champion, left long-term promoter Bob Arum.

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