IN what was maybe the biggest surprise of the night at Madison Square Garden, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum stated that he has backed off the previous 65% purse demands for Manny Pacquiao in a potential pound-for-pound showdown with Floyd Mayweather. Arum said that he would accept a 50/50 split, so as to compromise to make the fight the entire boxing world wants to see.
But Arum is still doubtful the handpicking Mayweather will want to face an opponent as dangerous and formidable as Manny Pacquiao.
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