TwitterFacebook

Team Pacquiao responds to rumours of Floyd Mayweather exhibition in Japan

Anthony Cocks

Australian-based boxing journalist Anthony Cocks has been covering the sport for over 15 years for various print and online publications. He refuses to believe that Roberto Duran ever lost to Tommy Hearns and says that Jeff Fenech would destroy Chuck Norris, Bruce Lee and Muhammad Ali on the same night.

Follow Anthony Cocks on: Twitter | Facebook
KO Boxing Forum

Manny Pacquiao’s camp has denied reports of a planned exhibition bout with Floyd Mayweather in Japan.

The retired Mayweather wrote on Instagram: “Mayweather vs. Pacquiao exhibition Tokyo Japan coming soon Betrnk.com #TMT Japan.”

In an accompanying video, the 42-year-old American added: “Money May, Money May, Money May… Money May all day.

See Also

“What I’m working on right now is the Mayweather-Pacquiao exhibition right here in Tokyo, Japan. Stay tuned.”

Mayweather didn’t mention a date for the exhibition bout.

The post was liked by more than 100,000 viewers.

But international matchmaker and MP Promotions president Sean Gibbons moved to quash the speculation.

“No idea what that is. I am not sure what is happening,” Gibbons told The Manila Times on Sunday.

Mayweather has not fought since his 10th round TKO of UFC star and pro boxing debutant Conor McGregor two years ago.

In May 2015, Mayweather comfortably out-pointed Pacquiao over 12 rounds at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada in a bout billed as the ‘Fight of the Century’.

Talk of a Mayweather-Pacquiao exhibition emerged last week with the South China Morning Post reporting: “There’s a press conference (on September 18 in China). It will announce that Mayweather will hold a boxing match in China next year,” according to a spokesperson for the match-up.

“We have already got the Hainan Government’s temporary approval for this event.

“But everything needs to be confirmed with Floyd as well. The details are not 100 percent confirmed yet. We are in the process of negotiating details with Mayweather’s management.

“This match aims to enhance the friendship between two powerful nations through boxing. Gaining popularity for Hainan in the role of an international tourism island.

“Also achieving Mission Hills’ vision of bringing world-class sports events to Haikou.”

Read more articles about: , ,
red-speech-300×267

Click Here, If you wish to add a COMMENT to the above article or any of the Ringnews24 boxing articles.

FITE – BOXING TV FIXTURES

TOP STORIES

Evander Holyfield reveals the blueprint to beating Mike Tyson

Evander Holyfield reveals the blueprint to beating Mike Tyson

Evander Holyfield has revealed the secret to beating Mike Tyson ahead of a potential return to the ring against ‘Iron Mike’. Holyfield stopped Tyson in 11 rounds back in 1996 before winning via disqualification in their infamous ‘bite fight’ the f…

Kubrat Pulev promises to give Anthony Joshua a rematch once…

Kubrat Pulev promises to give Anthony Joshua a rematch once he beats him

IBF number one contender Kubrat Pulev 28-1 (14) is ready to put a beating on unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua 23-1 (21) before offering him a rematch. That’s the word from the rugged Bulgarian’s manager Ivaylo Gotsev. WBA, WBO and IB…

Manny Pacquiao could face Gennadiy Golovkin, says Freddie Roach

Manny Pacquiao could face Gennadiy Golovkin, says Freddie Roach

Freddie Roach has revealed that Manny Pacquiao 62-7-2 (39) would like to face Gennadiy Golovkin 40-1-1 (35) despite admitting that the eight-division world champion would be unlikely to fight at 160-pounds. The 41-year-old Filipino phenom has not …

Dillian Whyte: "Bob Arum is talking rubbish"

Dillian Whyte:

Leading heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte 27-1 (18) has hit back at Bob Arum after the promoter indicated he wanted to “eliminate” the WBC mandatory title fight. The Top Rank boss, who co-promotes WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury 30-0-1 (21) …

Sergey Kovalev could be back on the bottle, says Sullivan…

Sergey Kovalev could be back on the bottle, says Sullivan Barrera

Hard-nosed light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera 22-3 (14) is worried that former undisputed 175-pound champion Sergey Kovalev 34-4-1 (29) is back on the bottle. The 38-year-old former Cuban amateur standout was scheduled to face Kovalev at…

Shakur Stevenson could be the next Floyd Mayweather Jr, says…

Shakur Stevenson could be the next Floyd Mayweather Jr, says Tim Bradley

Tim Bradley believes WBO featherweight champion Shakur Stevenson 13-0 (7) could be the next Floyd Mayweather Jr. The undefeated 22-year-old southpaw is set to return to the ring in a 10-round non-title fight against Felix Caraballo at the MGM Gran…

Welcome

Welcome to Ringnews24; read the latest boxing news from around the world.

The site is run by boxing fans James Tonks and Lee Daley.

If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free toEmail Us

Write for Ringnews24

KO BOXING FORUM

CONNECT WITH US