50 Cent loads up on his targets of the week.
With talks of a Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao II seemingly back on the table, fans are puttering about its potential outcome. As history would have it, Floyd stole the W rather convincingly in their first encounter, mind you, with a wounded Manny Pacquiao at medium strength. Make of what you will, but had Manny revealed the nature of his injury before the 2015 bout, he would have lost a great deal of PPV buys in the process. So they went ahead with the fight and the rest is history.
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Fast forward to 2019, and the ball is seemingly in Floyd's corner. Unlike Money May, Pacquiao never pulled out of boxing in a semi-retirement stance, even during the many successive parliamentary campaigns he put forth in his home country of the Phillippines. In fact, Manny Pacquiao is a major league strap holder, his WBA Welterweight title bestowed upon him during Keith Thurman's lengthy injury layoff. Now that Keith is back to full-strength, Manny Pacquiao could very well be one of his next 2 or 3 opponents.
Even so, Manny Pacquiao and his trainer Freddie Roach have given fight fans every indication that a Floyd rematch is the prime directive. Floy's recent trip to a Manila mall is a clear indication that a rematch is well within the realm of possibility. If anything, Floyd's trip to the Philippines did produce one meme-worthy moment, when a Pinay woman berated him as they crossed paths on an escalator.
Thanks to 50 Cent the viral-push of the video clip has been given new life. As always, 50 Cent is pretty unyielding when it comes to his oldest friend-turned-foe. "Hahaha nigga thought he was Obama for a minute till he heard what she said," grimaced 50 Cent, before stooping down to emulate the Pinay woman once more. "LOL I DON’T LIKE YOU, CHICKEN YOU A CHICKEN I HATE YOU." In other news, Manny did sign a nearly identical Rizin deal to the one Floyd Mayweather acted on during the holiday season.