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Floyd Mayweather

MANILA, Philippines -“I don't mind being a rich coward.” That was undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather’s frank remark in an exclusive interview with a sports online website when asked to react to criticisms that he is evading to fight Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao. The five-time division world champion, in an interview with on Wednesday, said that by being a “rich coward,” he was able to provide a better life for…

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No Mayweather talk as Pacquiao turns 36 »

Saranggani Rep. Manny Pacquiao FILE PHOTO

GENERAL SANTOS CITY—All Manny Pacquiao wanted was peace and quiet on his birthday yesterday.   The mere mention of Floyd Mayweather Jr. was enough to make him uneasy.   “I don’t want to talk and think about him because it will only spoil my day,” said Pacquiao, who turned 36.   Instead, the Sarangani representative and eight-division world champion opted to give gifts to his destitute constituents in Maasim town.   Pressed for comment on Mayweather’s recent tirade…

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Time to junk cowards and puppets »

Honest victories must be kept simple and pure. On the other hand, ugly defeats in whatever form need not be played back.   Like the shameful multiple fall suffered by the boastful Chris Algieri against Manny Pacquiao in Macau last month.   The least heard about it, the better, if they’re to pursue growing demands for a makeover of boxing.   * * *   But listen again, here: “I did not look like myself. I want to…

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