Roach wants Pacquiao to get another crack at Mayweather

first_imgManny Pacquiao and Freddie Roach at Wild Card Gym. Photos by Wendell Alinea/MP PromotionsHOLLYWOOD—If Freddie Roach will have his way, he wants Manny Pacquiao to get a second crack at Floyd Mayweather Jr. in his next fight assuming the Filipino boxing legend lives up to expectations and gets past Keith Thurman on July 20.Mayweather beat Pacquiao by unanimous decision four years ago in a megafight that took six years to materialize.ADVERTISEMENT Sons Of Apollo releases new studio album ‘MMXX’ View comments “I would like to get the Mayweather fight back one more time because it’s so disappointing. We didn’t do well that night, I know he had an injury but regardless I would love to see that one more time,” Roach said on Friday.The only problem that the probability of a second bout is bleak is that the interest for a rematch isn’t mutual.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“But it doesn’t seem like Mayweather wants to come to the table right now so I think Manny will fight a couple fights out there, there’s a couple of really tough opponents out there might be rough fights but again, we’re in the fight game to beat the best and to be the best we have to fight the best.”The 42-year-old Mayweather has also appeared firm on his retirement as he hasn’t appeared in an official fight since stopping MMA superstar Conor McGregor in the 10th round of their crossover bout in August 2017. LATEST STORIES Benefits of township living Halep wins Wimbledon, stops Williams’ bid for 24th Grand Slam Steaming fissures on Taal Volcano Island spotted ‘Marawi hero’ is new commander of Army’s 1st Infantry Division LOOK: LJ Reyes, Paolo Contis celebrate 1st birthday of baby Summer MRT-3 files raps vs engineer who brought ammunition to station Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Duterte lambasts Catholic Church anew in curse-laden speech before Filipino Baptists MOST READ Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite PLAY LIST 02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu01:26Homes destroyed after Taal Volcano eruption02:48ABS-CBN franchise has ‘natural deadline,’ no need for quo warranto — Gatchalianlast_img

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