Promotorer og rivalisering HBO vs Showtime er sterkt medvirkende. Uenighet omkring fordeling av kaka er også med her.
Men nå er det et større håp enn tidligere siden Floyd og Pac møttes og snakket en time på Pacs hotellrom igår.
"After their chance meeting at an NBA game in Miami, the LA Times is reporting that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao hooked up later that night in Pacquiao’s hotel suite. Pacquiao advisor Michael Koncz told the newspaper “Everyone left on good terms. Floyd’s very personable, very cordial.” Koncz chalked up the encounter with Floyd to divine intervention, telling the Times “Like Manny said, ‘It’s God’s will.’ God put us together.” Manny and Floyd were reportedly together for over an hour."
Tar med at samme dag er det rapportert om at en annen "10 mest ønskede kamper" er på gang.
"WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo “The Jackal” Rigondeaux (15-0, 10 KOs) is encouraged by reports that World Boxing Council (WBC) title-holder Leo Santa Cruz’ promoter, Oscar de la Hoya, believes a Rigondeaux-Santa Cruz unification fight has to happen. The 34-year-old Rigondeaux, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, has been restricted to Asia for his last two fights, subsequently in low-profile matches, due to the lack of desire by any world-class super bantamweight to challenge the Cuban star."