‘It’d be a great fight… people will watch it’: Sugar Ray Leonard calls on Floyd Mayweather to come out of retirement for Manny Pacquiao rematch
- Floyd Mayweather has not returned to the ring since beating Conor McGregor
- Manny Pacquiao defeated Keith Thurman in his last fight earlier this year
- Sugar Ray Leonard wants a rematch of their meeting from May 2015
Despite both men being in their 40s, Leonard believes it would be a ‘great fight’ between the two.
‘Put it this way, it should be done. People will watch it’, he told TMZ.
Sugar Ray Leonard has called on Floyd Mayweather to face Manny Pacquiao in the ring again
‘It’s two guys in their 40s. When I was 40, I came back, I don’t know who it was against, but you had a different stage in your life, spiritually, physically, mentally.
‘He (Pacquiao) looked phenomenal (in his last fight).’
Pacquiao outpointed previously undefeated Keith Thurman to win the WBA welterweight world title in his last fight.
While Mayweather has been out of the ring since beating Conor McGregor to reach the 50th win of his undefeated career.
The pair faced eachother in May 2015, with Mayweather emerging victorious at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Leonard believes it would be a ‘great fight’ between the two, despite both being in their 40s