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Mayweather not giving up blood test as key to fight with Pacquiao

By Ronnie Nathanielsz
Philippine Daily Inquirer



LAS VEGAS?Roger Mayweather, the trainer and uncle of undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr., said pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao must agree to a blood test for their much-talked-about fight to finally happen.

?If he takes that test I know we?ll have a fight. But he don?t want that test. That?s the whole key. That means he (Pacquiao) don?t want that money,? said Roger Mayweather in an exclusive interview with the Philippine Daily Inquirer recently.

Mayweather clarified, ?I?m not saying that Pacquiao is not a good fighter but what I am saying is this. A guy fights with something in him, he ain?t basing that on his skills and ability as a fighter, he?s basing that on something that energizes him to do what the f**k he?s doing.?

Mayweather insisted that ?boxing is a healthy sport so if you ain?t doing the right thing, no.?

The trainer said Pacquiao has been fighting with ?something in him. How are you going to fight somebody who is taking something? That?s why the fight will never happen anyway.?

Asked whether Floyd Mayweather would fight anybody else should a Pacquiao fight not take place, Mayweather said he did not know how his nephew felt about boxing now.

?But I hope we do fight Pacquiao so we clear up all this about how good Pacquiao is. All he has to do is take that test.?

Meanwhile, two Filipino WBC Asian Boxing Council title challengers bowed to superior Thai opponents in Thailand over the weekend.

TI Yamagata ?Adonis? Aguelo dropped a unanimous 12-round decision to 26-year-old Asian Boxing Council featherweight champion Chonlatarn Piriyapinypo (37-0, 21 KOs).

Overmatched Edwin Tumbaga, on the other hand, quit in the second round of a battle for the vacant WBC abc bantamweight title fight against Yodchanchai Nakornloung Promotion.

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