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Floyd Mayweather: Pacquiao should fight on my undercard

Floyd Mayweather isn't so sure about fighting Manny Pacquiao in a rematch, and thinks Manny should fight on his undercard.

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Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Floyd Mayweather spoke with and let some of his real personality back out again, throwing a little shade Manny Pacquiao's way and saying that the media and fans who thought Pacquiao was on his level are to blame for the letdown.

"I heard people say, 'All this time for this?' Y'all the one put him on the pedestal," Mayweather said. "You guys said that we're on the same level. Now you're upset that I proved you wrong."

Mayweather (48-0, 26 KO) didn't just leave it there, either. This is some major league smirking when asked about a potential rematch:

"I look forward to -- actually, since September's my last fight, I look forward to Pacquiao fighting on the undercard. I think we could fight a doubleheader. I think that we could fight on pay-per-view on a doubleheader," he said.

"We both could make some good money. He could fight somebody solid, and I could fight somebody solid. He ain't gotta fight nobody that's unbelievable, but he could fight a solid competitor, and I could fight a solid competitor. I think together, we could do some good numbers."

Obviously, Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KO) is not going to be fighting in September, as he's out 9-12 months following shoulder surgery, and even more obviously, even if he weren't, he's not going to be fighting on Mayweather's undercard, as Pacquiao is still going to be able to make a lot of his own money, without Top Rank having to go through the ordeal of working with Mayweather again (and vice versa for Mayweather working with Top Rank).

But it's funny. You have to give Floyd that. It's pretty funny.

Here's the full interview:

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