Manny Pacquiao rips Floyd Mayweather over Logan Paul fight and says rival ‘can’t help’ Errol Spence Jr beat him

MANNY PACQUIAO has slammed suggestions his old rival Floyd Mayweather will help guide Errol Spence Jr to victory in their eagerly-anticipated welterweight showdown.

Eight-weight world champion Pacquiao – who hasn’t fought in over two years – will lock horns with The Truth in Las Vegas a fortnight on Saturday.

Manny Pacquiao insists Floyd Mayweather can’t help Errol Spence Jr beat him
And the Filipino has ripped Money for fighting YouTube star Logan Paul

Ahead of the bout, Mayweather revealed he plans to give Spence Jr some pointers on how to beat the Filipino.

But Pacquiao insists the Money man won’t be able to help his latest foe, saying: “I don’t think Floyd can help Errol Spence. Errol Spence knows what he’s doing.”

The 42-year-old then ripped Mayweather for his eight-round exhibition bout with YouTube star Logan Paul, which went the distance.

Pacman said of his former opponent: “He’s fighting with a YouTuber just to earn money.

“And I’m fighting the best to add to my legacy, so that’s different. To fight an easy opponent for the money or to fight one of the best to add to your legacy. It’s different.

“I can easily fight an easy opponent or non-boxers. I can easily pick an easy win, but I pick the best because I want to add more to my legacy of accomplishment.

“It’s a challenge, especially because he’s taller than me. We have a strategy that we can use against a southpaw.

“I know he always coming inside and he want to fight toe-to-toe so that’s good.”

Spence Jr, 31, is relishing his showdown with Pacquiao and plans to close the book on his legendary career with a brutal knockout.

The American told CBS Sports: “Manny Pacquiao is an icon and a living legend.

“A lot of guys don’t get fights like this [against someone like him].

“If you look at the history of boxing, there is only a couple of guys who can be [called] living legends.


“This could also be his last fight, which makes it even bigger. If this is his last fight, it’s probably going to be replayed for the next 100 years so this is going to be huge.

“I want to retire him but I do respect him for taking this fight and being a real fighter.

“He could’ve picked Joe Blow or somebody, or an MMA fighter just to get a huge paycheck. Instead, he took the biggest challenge in the division.”

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