Pacquaio-Mayweather: Derailed by Drug Testing?

Larry SnarkvilleAnalyst IDecember 22, 2009

LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 13:  Manny Pacquiao weighs in for his upcoming bout against WBO welterweight champion Miguel Cotto at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 13, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao and Cotto will meet in a WBO welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand on November 14.  Pacquiao weighed in at 144 pounds and Cotto weighed in at 145 pounds.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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Here's a shocker (not that I care a rat's.....):

Apparently a proposed "super fight" between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather might be put on hold because of Pacquiao's refusal to submit to "Olympic-style" drug testing.

The proposed test is sought by Mayweather.

Why?

The Mayweather camp doesn't want their fighter in the ring with any disadvantage.

Real or perceived.

Even with a tremendous amount of money at stake, perhaps Floyd Mayweather and his handlers know something we don't.

Yet.

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