Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather Rematch on December?

Manny Pacquiao to Allegedly Fight Floyd Mayweather Again Before Year Ends

Filipino legendary boxer Manny Pacquiao to allegedly fight the undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather in a rematch before year ends.

Rumors of a potential rematch between the eight-division world champion, Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao, and the retired undefeated Floyd Mayweather, Jr. have resurfaced. According to an article in Abante, there is speculation that the two may engage in an exhibition match on New Year’s Eve.

While no official announcement has been made by either side regarding the anticipated “May-Pac2,” a promotional poster has emerged depicting a rematch between the two boxing legends. It’s worth noting that the 44-year-old Filipino boxing icon recently signed a contract with RIZIN Promotions to face a mixed martial arts fighter.

Pacquiao Mayweather Rematch

Mayweather previously participated in an exhibition bout under RIZIN against kickboxing fighter Tenshin Nasukawa, which ended in the first round. Mayweather earned a significant $10 million for the three-round exhibition match.

The fight took place on December 31, 2018, at the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan. This match was one of his final five exhibition bouts before retiring with an undefeated record of 50-0.

The “Fight of the Century” between Mayweather and Pacquiao took place on May 2, 2015, resulting in a 12-round unanimous decision victory for Mayweather, based on the report. He retained the WBA (unified), WBC, The Ring welterweight title and secured the WBO belt.

The fight occurred at the sold-out MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, grossing over $400 million and attracting 4.6 million pay-per-view viewers, making it the most-watched daytime sporting event in television and pay-per-view history.

In December, Pacquiao had his first exhibition match since losing the Philippine presidency last May. He defeated South Korean MMA fighter DK Yoo in a sixth-round exhibition match at the Korea International Exhibition Center.

Meanwhile, Pacquiao will pursue his Olympic dream despite his age. At the age of 44, Pacquiao remains hopeful about his prospects of competing in the 2024 Paris Olympics, claiming “age is not a barrier”. 

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