If Not “Scared to Death” Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao Wants a “Real” Fight Against Conor McGregor

Published 12/11/2022, 8:00 AM EST

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The only boxer to hold a title in 4 different decades is looking to pick up a fight with Conor McGregor. Furthermore, this won’t be the first time ‘The Notorious’ will enter the boxing ring. Having faced one of the greatest boxers of all time, Floyd Mayweather already. However, he might face ‘Pacman’ inside the boxing ring this time.

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Furthermore, Manny Pacquiao recently faced a YouTube star, DK Yoo. Although he won the fight, he wasn’t able to knock down his opponent. The fight wasn’t well received by the fans globally, as the eight-division champion did not look up to the point.

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What’s more, he wants to use this win as a stepping stone to bigger real fights against Floyd Mayweather or Conor McGregor. Although he feels that ‘Money’ does not want to face him and is trying to duck the fight.

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Pacquiao said, “That’s what we’re looking for, Not only exhibitions but a real fight“, about the fights between Mayweather and McGregor.

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A $250 million mega match has been in conversation for years. Regarding the match, ‘Pacman’ said, “That’s still possible. It depends on the negotiation, maybe after this exhibition match, but whether it’s a real fight or an exhibition fight, I’d look forward to it.

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So it’s all up to McGregor and how the negotiations go. Although the fight earlier broke down due to Mystic Mac’s recent results.

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How will Conor fare up against an all time great?

‘The Notorious’ had a commercially successful fight against Floyd Mayweather. Although he didn’t win the match, he showed how good his striking skills are. He hung on for 10 rounds against arguably one of the best boxers of all time.

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He will be more cautious regarding his punches and choose wisely when to shoot. Moreover, this will also improve his stamina significantly, which was a major drawback in his last boxing fight.

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‘Pacman’ is a completely different fighter compared to Mayweather and one who will not shy away from being an aggressor. Whom have you got standing victorious in this exciting potential match-up?

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Himakshu Vyas

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Himakshu Vyas is a Combat Sports author at Essentiallysports. He is passionate about sports, with soccer and MMA being the sports he is most involved in. Aside from that, he follows the global soccer scene.
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