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Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr.: Can We Get Our Hopes Up?

As Pacquiao Gets Set for Chris Algieri, Talk of the Fight That Everyone Wants to See


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Gordon Marino Nov. 21, 2014 12:54 p.m. ET

On Saturday night (Eastern time), Manny Pacquiao will defend his welterweight title against undefeated Chris Algieri in Macau. Algieri is a junior-welterweight world champion and a worthy opponent, but Pacquiao-Algieri isn’t the fight that fans have been clamoring for.

For years, Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. seemed headed for an epic encounter. The very prospect of a showdown between the two greatest fighters of our time injected new life into the sport of boxing. And yet, one thing after another put the bout on the canvas. Will it ever happen?

Now, with Mayweather 37 years old and Pacquiao a month from turning 36, there is a sliver of fresh hope that it will...

READ THE FULL ARTICLE BY GORDON MARINO ON THE WALL STREET JOURNAL AT: http://online.wsj.co...o?mod=yahoo_itp
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