• Manny Pacquiao v Floyd Mayweather Jr

Mayweather calls out Pacquiao after Cotto win

ESPN staff
May 6, 2012 « Brooking denies Redknapp rift | Chartbeat test »

Floyd Mayweather Jr has urged Manny Pacquiao to give their fans the fight they are desperate to see.

Mayweather furthered his reputation as one of boxing's all-time greats with a unanimous decision win over Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Mayweather, who is set to begin a 90-day jail term on domestic violence charges next month, had been in discussions to step into the ring with Pacquiao, but negotiations fell through.

But the American has not given up hope of securing a showdown to determine the world's best pound-for-pound fighter.

"'I tried to make the Pacquiao fight and that didn't work, so I fought Miguel Cotto instead and gave the fans a great fight," Mayweather said. "I want to fight Pacquiao but he has to take the test, and I'll fight him."

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