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Floyd Mayweather insists that he will not return to boxing

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Floyd Mayweather has revealed that he has no intentions of coming out of retirement to fight Manny Pacquiao.

The former pound-for-pound number one was seen attending Pacquiao’s fight over Jessie Vargas last weekend, which ended in his former rival winning, and rumours sparked over a possible rematch.

Those rumours quickly gathered more momentum after Pacquiao sported a jacket with their respective faces embezzled on it, but these rumours were quickly extinguished by Mayweather.

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"A lot of fighters in the sport of boxing may want to retire, but they have to fight because they have to,” said Mayweather.

"I don't have to fight. I just made $300 million for fighting Pacquiao. I'm OK. Like I said before, I'm happy with my position. Once again, the money don't make me; I make money.

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"I'm well off. I make smart moves, and like I said before, I'm happy with where my career has went."

However, people were quick to point out that Mayweather’s comments were contradicting to his previously stated comments last week on FightHype, in which he said: "My dad asked me when I was coming back. You know, is the door still open? Absolutely.”

Mayweather announced his retirement back in September of last year, after winning his fight against Andre Berto.

Since then, he has been working as a boxing promoter and was recently seen in New York to promote the super-middleweight unification clash between Badou Jack and Brit James DeGale.

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Of course, Pacquiao isn't the only man potentially on Mayweather's radar. There is a certain Conor McGregor still sniffing around and still seeking a superfight with the American.

Notorious has just come off the back of an impressive victory at UFC 205, which saw him defeat Eddie Alvarez in the second round to become both the featherweight and lightweight champion.

Words have been fired at each other from both parties, but it still seems like any fight is still a long, long way away.

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Manny Pacquiao
Boxing
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