Manny Pacquiao reveals he is in talks with old foe Floyd Mayweather to stage sensational December rematch in Japan - eight years after their first showdown - and claims the bout could be a professional fight

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  • Manny Pacquiao has revealed he could look Floyd Mayweather successful December  
  • It has been 8 years since nan 'Fight of nan Century' betwixt nan brace successful 2015 

By Oli Gamp For Mailonline

Published: 12:10 EDT, 1 November 2023 | Updated: 12:30 EDT, 1 November 2023

Legendary boxer Manny Pacquiao has revealed he is successful talks to shape an unthinkable rematch against his aged rival Floyd Mayweather this December successful Japan.

The 2 iconic boxers past fought successful 2015 - pinch Mayweather winning via a unanimous determination against nan injured Phillipino combatant successful a showdown that was dubbed 'fight of nan century' but yet disappointed wrong nan ring.

It pitted nan 2 superstar welterweight fighters against each different aft years of speculation that nan brace could look each different - pinch nan conflict generating astir 4.6million pay-per-view buys to go nan astir watched bout ever.

Now Pacquiao has claimed nan brace are successful talks to quadrate disconnected erstwhile much - contempt some men retiring agelong agone - and said it could hap arsenic soon arsenic December.

'I'm still active, I'm an progressive guy, I'm actively training. I person an accumulation lucifer this coming December,' he said, arsenic reported by the Sun.

Manny Pacquiao (R) has revealed he is successful talks to shape a rematch against Floyd Mayweather (L)

Mayweather and Pacquiao person some retired but person taken to lucrative accumulation bouts

'In Japan. We're moving connected it, nan opponent. We're moving pinch Mayweather. Yes [a Mayweather fight].'

When asked if Mayweather's unscathed 50-0 grounds could beryllium connected nan statement should they work together a conflict successful Japan, he replied: 'I don't know, [it could beryllium pro] if he wants. We're still moving connected it.'  

Mayweather retired successful 2017 aft beating UFC prima Conor McGregor successful 1 of nan first awesome crossover bouts - but has since fought a number of MMA fighters and influencers successful lucrative events since hanging up his gloves.

He has already fought successful Japan doubly - comfortably stopping Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa successful 2018 earlier KOing MMA creator Mikuru Asakura successful 2022. 

His different accumulation bouts person seen him look YouTuber Logan Paul, erstwhile boxer Don Moore and ex-Geordie Shore TV prima Aaron Chalmers. 

More to follow. 

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