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Floyd Mayweather on Manny Pacquiao: Ray Charles could see he took steroids

Many have labeled it the fight that will never happen, and the more time that passes the more likely those people are to be correct. For a number of reasons which we have heard over a period of what feels like a lifetime, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will probably never square off in the boxing ring. One second it’s for financial reasons and the next it has to do with drug testing. It’s getting to the point where it hardly matters, because clearly talking about it isn’t going to get anything done.

However, for those of you who believe it is Mayweather ducking Pacquiao and not the other way around, Floyd had a message for you during an interview with Tim Dahlberg of the Associated Press on Tuesday. In fact, he had several messages.

“You all think I’m scared, I’m a coward? Well guess what? I’m a rich, scared coward. I’m a rich coward,” Mayweather said. “And if that’s the case, why the hell would you want to watch me? I don’t want to watch no coward. I don’t want to watch nobody who’s scared and you all know for a fact I’m not scared. You all know that.

“So, you’re an American, right? I’m an American,” he told Dahlberg. “I was in the Olympics. I represent the red, white and blue. You know what the American writers should say? `Well, why’s this guy from another country who comes over here and makes money taking it back to his country?

“Once again, I’m feeding American citizens every day. All I ask is give a little blood, give a little urine. That’s a crime?”

Dahbler noted that the fight is probably never going to happen because Mayweather is convinced Pacquiao took steroids. Whether you believe that or not is your own prerogative, but Floyd seems to think it’s completely obvious.

“Go back and look at the pictures,” Mayweather argued. “First, his head is small. Then, all of a sudden, his head just grew? Come on, man. Stop! Stop this man! Come on, man! This (stuff’s) so easy. Ray Charles can see this (stuff). Come on. Come on, now! Come on, man. I told you, it’s basic common sense. Look at the pictures and tell me this man’s head didn’t get bigger? This man probably went from a seven and one-fourth to an eight. In a hat, a fitted hat. And you’re going to tell me this (stuff) is all natural? Come on, man. Stop this. I’m going up in weight, but I ain’t just walking through no damn fighters.”

So there you have it. Mayweather thinks Pacquiao took steroids, and there’s nothing you can say to make him think otherwise. Either that, or he’s just plain scared to fight the man who many call the best pound-for-pound fighter in boxing history. Does it really make a difference at this point?

H/T Off the Bench
Photo credits: Kirby Lee-US PRESSWIRE, Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE


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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Buddy-Guzman/100001116004418 Buddy Guzman

     I’m tired of Floyd’s alibis or reasons in not fighting Pacquiao. He is now like a broken record already. He kept on using Pacquiao’s name to hype his non-Pacquiao fights. He dared but he wont give Pacquiao a fair share of the rules and money. He has too many demands to make the fight – unusual, distracting, destructive, defaming, humiliating, too advantageous for him kind of demands. He is all talk. FLOYD IS THE ONE DUCKING!!! Floyd is obviously a ducking expert, fake, self-proclaimed, self-hyped great fighter with a questionable undefeated slate. Stick this to your minds, folks, and don’t get fooled. Enough is enough!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Buddy-Guzman/100001116004418 Buddy Guzman

    Floyd wants to be on top of Pacquiao by downgrading the man with baseless accusations without fighting him atop the ring. How unprofessional and unsportsmanlike. My goodness!

  • Danger Mann

    Manny juiced up. Barry Bonds head!! 

  • rick_maion

    It is obvious he did steroids. And did anyone think to do some research on it or read the article from his ex sparring partner on it?