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SPORTS: Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch reportedly set for December

A few days back, Floyd Mayweather Jr. posted on Instagram that he will come back from retirement to have a rematch with Manny Pacquaio.

He captioned it with:

I’m coming back to fight Manny Pacquiao this year. Another 9 figure pay day on the way

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I’m coming back to fight Manny Pacquiao this year. Another 9 figure pay day on the way @mayweatherpromotions

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Of course, the Pambansang Kamao replied with a post via Twitter.

50-1 #NoExcusespic.twitter.com/c5Q6khCDd9

— Manny Pacquiao (@mannypacquiao) September 15, 2018

Apparently, the two boxers had a quick encounter at a concert in Tokyo, which lead to the idea of having a rematch.

Unfortunately, after a rather uneventful 2015 match between the two boxers, which many expected to be the fight of the century, many people said they aren’t excited with the rematch. They expressed this via posts on social media.

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have decided to dust off their retirement gloves and head back to the ring for yet another one of those boring, yet overrated, bouts. We are not respected on this earth yazi…

— Sphelele (@SpheDludla) September 17, 2018

Pass. They’re both past their prime.

There’s more exciting fights to see:
CaneloGGG3 & Anthony Joshua v Deontay Wilder

— Suz (@JustHereForTh11) September 18, 2018

Floyd Mayweather: “Who wanna pay $100 to see me fight Manny Pacquiao again?”

Everybody: pic.twitter.com/IC8kpzZAQm

— Josiah Johnson (@KingJosiah54) September 15, 2018

According to a report from Ring Magazine, the rematch will reportedly be either on December 1 or 8.

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KC Canlas

KC Canlas is an industrial engineer who left practice to pursue her passion for writing. She had a two-year stint as a software engineer for top-secret company. It would’ve been cool if it was S.H.I.E.L.D. She was the former editor of a tech magazine, HWM Philippines. She started as a contributor at WhenInManila.com in 2012. She is now the executive editor of the team. She loves to travel, specifically travel for food. If it’s trending, she’s “on it.” She is the main source of “hugot” on When In Manila. She vlogs from time to time.

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