Floyd Mayweather & Manny Pacquiao have gotten too big for their britches

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Floyd Mayweather & Manny Pacquiao have gotten too big for their britches
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With Yankee Stadium playing host to the championship bout between World Boxing Association (WBA) junior middleweight champion Yuri Foreman (28-0, 8 KO’s) and Miguel Cotto (34-2, 27 KO’s), the prevailing thought among many New York boxing fans must be that this could be a prelude to the staging of the ‘Fight of the Century II’ in the Big Apple.

Nearly 40 years ago, the ‘Fight of the Century’ was the promotional nickname given to the first of three fights between undisputed World Heavyweight Champion Joe Frazier (26-0, 23 KO’s) and Muhammad Ali (31-0, 25 KO’s), which took place on March 8, 1971 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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