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Manny Pacquiao responds to Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao offered up his thoughts on Mayweather's challenge.

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Manny Pacquiao is seemingly ready to accept both Floyd's terms and his challenge to fight on May 2nd.

"He (Mayweather) has reached a dead end. He has nowhere to run but to fight me," said Pacquiao.

"I will try my best to make this a thrilling and entertaining fight. But I doubt if he's gonna engage me in a slugfest."

"You all know his fighting style. Most of his previous fights, if not all, induced us to sleep."

This doesn't sound like Pacquiao's exact words, but perhaps his publicist or something released the statements. In any event, Pacquaio goes on to say that he'll do to Mayweather what he just did to Chris Algieri, and likened their fighting styles to one another.

"I know what I have to do. I will chase him wherever he goes just in case he decides to run around the ring. We will devise a good fight plan against him," Pacquiao said.

What about the purse, you say? Well Pacquaio doesn't seem to care about the split either...

"Mayweather can get the amount he wants. As early as January this year, I challenged him to a charity fight. Until now, he has not agreed to it. So, money is not the issue in our fight," he added.

"This fight is about legacy, this is about making the fans happy and, above all, this is for the good of boxing."

So maybe Pacquiao wants the fight so badly that he truly doesn't care about the purse split, but I can assure you that Bob Arum & Co. will. I truly hope this all means we're finally on the verge of seeing the biggest fight boxing can produce.

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