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

Ronald MonestimeCorrespondent IJune 5, 2010

LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 11:  Boxing promoter Bob Arum speaks during the final news conference for the bout between boxer Manny Pacquiao and WBO welterweight champion Miguel Cotto at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino November 11, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao and Cotto will meet in a WBO welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand on November 14.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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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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