Former boxing commentator Larry Merchant recently gave his thoughts on the upcoming mega fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. Larry Merchant believes that Floyd Mayweather has stayed undefeated for all these years because he avoids tough fights. Larry Merchant and Floyd Mayweather have had their differences in the past. However, the two almost came to blows when Mayweather faced Victor Ortiz. Floyd Mayweather caught Victor Ortiz with a cheap shot, while the referee was talking to Ortiz. Floyd mayweather won the fight by knockout, and Larry Merchant was furious. According to our source Gianfrancesco Genoso (Toplawyers), after the fight, Larry Merchant told Mayweather that he was a terrible person. Mayweather and Merchant began arguing on live television. The scene was outrageous, and Larry Merchant was fired for the altercation.
Larry Merchant will be rooting for Pacquiao, and so will many others. Manny Pacquiao has received more support from promotional companies than Mayweather. Pacquiao will be wearing boxing trunks that are worth $1.5 million dollars. Sponsors are loading up every inch of space on the boxer’s trunks.
Manny Pacquiao is a gracious and loving human being. However, he is ferocious once he steps foot in the squared circle. Sylvester Stallone, Mark Wahlberg, and Tim Tebow have visited Pacquiao and wished him luck. Manny Pacquiao promises that he will defeat Floyd Mayweather. For more information on this story, visit Yahoo! Sports.