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Mayweather singles out Pacquiao as 'best fighter I ever fought'
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 02, 2015 Floyd Mayweather Jr. exchange punches with Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight unification championship bout, May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Mayweather singles out Pacquiao as 'best fighter I ever fought'

Luisa Morales (Philstar.com) - May 6, 2021 - 10:00am

MANILA, Philippines — Manny Pacquiao received praise from one of his toughest critics — the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr.

The fighter out of Grand Rapids, Michigan, who is expected to face YouTuber Logan Paul in June, recently named some of his top opponents — with Pacquiao reigning as the best among his opponents in his 50-bout professional career.

"The best fighter I ever fought probably was Manny Pacquiao," Mayweather said on The Million Dollaz Worth of Game show.

"It's because of his movement. He's a hell of a fighter and I can see why he won so many fights and I can see why he's going down as a hall of famer. It's just certain moves that he makes," he added.

Mayweather and Pacquiao locked horns in a blockbuster bout in 2015 billed as the "Fight of the Century".

The American won the fight via unanimous decision with two judges scoring it 116-112 and the other 118-110, all in favor of Mayweather.

Meanwhile, Mayweather dubbed Emmanuel Augustus as his roughest and toughest foe and Miguel Cotto his strongest.

BOXING FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. MANNY PACQUIAO
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