On an Instagram post, Manny Pacquiao had shared the reasons why the bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr is very important for him. It is no secret that Pacquiao and his team are aggressive about making the fight reality and he now reveals the real reasons why.
According to Pacman’s post, the very first reason that he wanted to fight Mayweather is his son Jimuel. Apparently, the boy asked him to fight the undefeated American icon before he retires. He did not want his son to think that he is a coward.
The second reason are the boxing fans. He knew it was what everyone wants and promised to do everything he can to make the fight into a reality. The most awaited fight was dubbed as ‘megafight’. Mayweather and Pacquiao are considered one of the best boxers in the world which makes the fight very exciting.
It was December 13, 2014 when Mayweather finally verbally accepted the challenge but also took the opportunity to say that it was Pacquiao’s team who kept on ducking the possibility of the fight.