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Floyd Mayweather: No rematch with 'coward' Pacquiao

"He lost. He knows he lost. I lost a lot of respect for him after all of this."

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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 said he was interested in a rematch. Now, he says he's not, calling Manny Pacquiao a "sore loser" and a "coward" in the wake of his post-fight comments about having a shoulder injury (he did), and claiming sabotage by the Nevada commission.

From an interview with Showtime's Jim Gray, which will air on Saturday as part of the Mayweather-Pacquiao replay and epilogue episode of Inside Mayweather-Pacquiao:

"At this particular time, no, because he's a sore loser and he's a coward. ... Excuses, excuses, excuses. I'm not going to buy into the [expletive] and I don't want the public to buy into the [expletive]. He lost. He knows he lost. I lost a lot of respect for him after all of this."

Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KO) also said he felt he'd won the fight, which wasn't met very favorably by most observers. Mayweather (48-0, 26 KO) intends to fight again on September 12, while Pacquiao will be out 9-12 months following shoulder surgery.

Do you understand Mayweather's position on this, or even agree with the pound-for-pound king? Have you seen Pacquiao in a different light following this fight?

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