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Mayweather retirement should extinguish talk of Pacquiao rematch

With Floyd Mayweather Jr. adding millions more to his already stout bank account following a 10-round demolition of Conor McGregor on Sunday, it is highly unlikely that Manny Pacquiao will ever get the rematch he once doggedly pursued against “Money May.”

Mayweather pocketed roughly $250 million in his 2015 battle with Pacquiao and stands to earn about the same amount for the McGregor fight.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. lands a hit against Conor McGregor during their boxing match at the at T-Mobile Arena. Mark J. Rebilas, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters
"This was my last fight," the 40-year-old Mayweather said in the post-match interview.

He acknowledged that he came out of his two-year retirement just to fight McGregor, adding that he also wanted to make up for his “safety first” performance in the Pacquiao fight which he won via unanimous decision.

“I think we gave the fans what they wanted to see,” Mayweather said, referring to the way he methodically cut down the bigger McGregor.

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