10 Feb

Mayweather invite stirs speculation of second fight

first_imgTaiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND READ: Pacquiao victorious in return fight vs Vargas as Mayweather watchesIt is a title that Pacquiao surrendered when he lost last year to Mayweather in the richest fight in boxing history.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSCone plans to speak with Slaughter, agentThe retired Mayweather’s appearance at ringside Saturday, at Pacquiao’s request, will certainly stir talk of a Pacquiao-Mayweather 2.“Yes I invited him to come tonight,” Pacquiao said of Mayweather. LAS VEGAS, NV – NOVEMBER 05: Floyd Mayweather Jr. watches ringside during the WBO featherweight championship fight between Oscar Valdez of Mexico and Osawa Hiroshige of Japan at the Thomas & Mack Center on November 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFPManny Pacquiao showed he still had plenty of energy by dominating Jessie Vargas in a WBO title fight on Saturday—and his rival Floyd Mayweather was there to see it with a ringside seat.Pacquiao, who turns 38 next month, floored Vargas in the second round en route to a one-sided victory which allowed him to reclaim the WBO welterweight title which both he and Mayweather held previously.ADVERTISEMENT Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine BREAKING: Solicitor General asks SC to forfeit ABS CBN’s franchise Asked if he wanted a rematch with Mayweather, Pacquiao said, “We will see.”READ: PacMay2 ahead? Mayweather at ringside in Pacquiao’s return bout Mayweather took his seat with his daughter just before the fight started. He watched attentively, then left before the fighters had cleared the ring.Pacquiao beat Vargas with a unanimous decision victory to capture the WBO belt for the third time.After the fight Vargas was asked if he wanted to see Pacquiao and Mayweather go at it again.ADVERTISEMENT EDITORS’ PICK Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH “Of course,” Vargas said. “I wouldn’t mind seeing it again. We are still very interested in seeing what could happen again.”But both Pacquiao, and his promoter Bob Arum, were non-committal about a second fight with Mayweather.“Floyd Mayweather is retired. As far as we’re concerned he’s retired and we respect that,” Arum said at the post-fight news conference.Pacquiao had to skip the event because of a cut from a head butt that needed 16 stitches to repair.Arum did mention other potential Pacquiao opponents, including Vasyl Lomachenko, Terence Crawford and Keith Thurman./rgaSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Racela shrugs off FEU loss to Adamson Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esportscenter_img We are young Brad Pitt wins his first acting Oscar as awards get underway Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town Mainland China virus cases exceed 40,000; deaths rise to 908 View comments PH among economies most vulnerable to virus MOST READ 30 Filipinos from Wuhan quarantined in Capaslast_img

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