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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Media Workout

HBO and Showtime have teamed up to collect all the cash from the highly anticipated Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight.

CBS Corp. President Leslie Moonves told the Hollywood Reporter:

“It would be a tragedy [if] the two best fighters of their generation missed an opportunity for a great fight.”

He broke the ice by sending a message to Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach and his promoter Bob Arum. Although he and Roach had a falling out awhile back, Moonves knew that a Mayweather/Pacquiao fight would be the fight of the decade. Moonves stated:

“We’re trying to build the sport. Five years from now, I would love to see 10 guys who we really want to see fight as opposed to two today. That is definitely a goal, and I hope that can be accomplished. And there are millions of boxing fans who are hoping for the same thing.”

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