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SBD/May 14, 2012/Media
Mayweather-Cotto Fight Becomes Second Highest PPV Event In Boxing History
Published May 14, 2012
THE BEST THAT NEVER WAS? In N.Y., William Rhoden writes Mayweather for now is “just a guy who boxes well, who owns 29 cars and has made truckloads of money.” Boxing “needs a great moment, and Floyd Mayweather and to a lesser extent Manny Pacquiao are robbing the sport of the moment it desperately needs” by not staging a fight against each other. Rhoden writes Pacquiao “needs the fight with Mayweather, but Mayweather needs it more” (N.Y. TIMES, 5/14).