Floyd Mayweather to Jail: Why This Will Delay a Matchup with Manny Pacquiao

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Floyd Mayweather to Jail: Why This Will Delay a Matchup with Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather has been sentenced to a 90-day stint in a county jail, and the question every boxing fan would like answered is, how will this latest blip delay the projected super-fight with Manny Pacquiao?

For a while now, the handle Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has become synonymous with drama and controversy.

Now, out of the blue, and to the surprise of many, the seemingly untouchable Mayweather has, in actuality, been touched by the hand of the justice system.

Where 42 opponents have tried and failed, the law has prevailed—three months for assaulting the mother of his three kids is Mayweather's punishment.

"Money May" is set to begin his prison term sometime around Jan. 6, 2012.

With that said, this latest thorn in the side of the proposed fight of the century will most definitely delay a Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight.

Let's look at the reasons why.

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