| Manny Pacquiao's $100 Million Cash Grab for Floyd Mayweather, massive compared to Juan Manuel Marquez
By Johnny Benz, Doghouse Boxing (Nov 21, 2011) Doghouse Boxing (Photo © German Villasenor)
By Johnny Benz, Doghouse Boxing - Freddie Roach recently told Ring Magazine's Lem Satterfield that
Manny Pacquiao would gain more by fighting Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr.,
instead of Juan Manuel Marquez for a fourth time. Financially
speaking, Pacquiao would make a huge sum against Marquez, but that sum
would be dwarfed by what he stands to make should he face of
Mayweather. Check out these numbers...
In regards to who Pacquiao would gain more from
fighting (Marquez or Mayweather), Roach took the financial aspect of it,
stating: "Financially, I think that you’re going to get about $30
million with the one guy, Marquez, and you’re going to get $100 million
with the other guy, Mayweather."
I mean really, none of us had
to be A + students in math to see what fight makes more money sense at
this time. For instance, just say Pacquiao did fight Marquez next and
lost? Wouldn't it be safe to assume that a ton of interest in a
Mayweather fight would dwindle over night?
Roach went on to
add to the publication: "So why wouldn’t you take the $100 million?"
(Hey that is all I am saying!) Roach added: "You could fight Marquez any
time. I mean, he’s always there. The thing is that I don’t think that
it’s a very hard decision."
Really, it shouldn't be a hard
decision to make. If the money isn't loud enough, the fan's beating the
drums for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao certainly has been deafening.
On another note, $100
million.... seriously, how much are boxing fans going to bleed out of
pocket for this? (Thankfully advertising and tv deals will help out....
because the fans don't need to take the grunt of the load here!) Also remember these were numbers that Roach "thinks" are possible. Who knows for sure? Perhaps Bob Arum?
Aslo from Today's headlines and related: Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather Jr Next?! (Freddie Roach Hints) JB
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