Since Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced he would return to the ring by May 5th, the two-year-old discussion of boxing’s biggest fight was driven into an extra gear.
Mayweather has since sent the boxing public into a frenzy by publicly calling out his “rival” Manny Pacquiao via Twitter, once again making the much-delayed super-fight the biggest topic in boxing.
Unfortunately, all the debates, discussions, predictions and previews will probably be for nought as both fighters’ promotional teams have already given multiple reasons as to why the fight can’t be made before Floyd serves 87 days in jail.
So instead of dwelling on a fight that won’t happen, we as a community of fans need to learn to ignore the false promise of a Pacquiao-Mayweather face-off.
Here are five reasons as to why none of us should be talking about this fictional fight.