PacMay 2 ahead? Mayweather at ringside in Pacquiao’s return bout
Floyd Mayweather Jr. was among the thousands in attendance when Manny Pacquiao reclaimed the WBO Welterweight title in a dominating performance against Jessie Vargas at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
Mayweather arrived during the World Title bout between Oscar Valdez and Hiroshige Osawa, just before the main event featuring his longtime rival.
As Mayweather , who turns 40 in three months, was shown on the screen watching at ringside with his daughter, talks of a potential rematch with Pacquiao resurfaced.
And it didn’t stop there.
Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports! said the two legends even had a little interaction that could go a long way.
“Pacquiao wins, climbs the ring ropes and smiles down at Mayweather. Mayweather congratulated him. Pacquiao grinned and said, ‘Thank you,'” Mannix, who covered the bout in Las Vegas, posted on his Twitter account.
The 37-year-old Pacquiao,reportedly even smiled at the retired Mayweather late in the fight.
“RD 11: @MannyPacquiaoTR sees @FloydMayweather at ringside and smiles at him. #PacVargas #TeamLegend,” Top Rank tweeted.
Mayweather immediately left the venue after Pacquiao scored a unanimous decision win to claim the WBO welterweight crown and didn’t grant any interviews, but some were able to catch up with the undefeated former champion.
“Mayweather asked what he thought of the fight: ‘Not bad,'” Mannix said.
Mayweather beat Pacquiao by unanimous decision in May last year.
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