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Despite knockout drought, Manny Pacquiao still a major draw

By Kevin Iole 21 -  Yahoo Sports

MACAU – Manny Pacquiao is struggling to explain his five-year streak without a knockout, as well as why a fight with Floyd Mayweather has yet to happen.

He had difficulty coming up with the right words, unable to provide a cogent explanation. After scoring five stoppages in eight bouts, Pacquiao has now gone eight consecutive fights without a knockout. Pacquiao stopped Miguel Cotto on Nov. 14, 2009, a comprehensive and impressive victory that led some to believe that he, and not Mayweather, was the sport's finest fighter. And it was only days after that bout that talks began to heat up about the two great champions facing each other.

Five years later, we're still waiting for another Pacquiao win by knockout as well as a fight with Mayweather.

The reason for the excitement over Pacquiao-Mayweather was simple:

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