Jeff Horn Calls out Floyd Mayweather After Upset Win vs. Manny Pacquiao

Alec Nathan@@AlecBNathanFeatured ColumnistJuly 2, 2017

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 02:  Jeff Horn of Australia punches Manny Pacquiao during the WBO World Welterweight Title Fight at Suncorp Stadium on July 2, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)
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Jeff Horn called out Floyd Mayweather Jr. after he scored a unanimous-decision win over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night. 

During a post-fight interview in the ring broadcast live on ESPN, Horn took aim at Money. 

"One quick thing first," he said. "This is just having a bit of a dig overseas to Floyd Mayweather that this is no joke. Which one does he want: the walking stick or the gloves? Come have a real fight." 

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Mayweather, of course, has a fight of his own to focus on as he prepares for an August 26 showdown against Conor McGregor at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. 

Horn may also have another matchup to consider before he can dream about stepping in the ring against the undefeated pound-for-pound king. 

Specifically, the new WBO welterweight champion sounds like he will have to first entertain another bout against Pacquiao, since the Filipino can exercise a rematch clause in their fight contract by virtue of Saturday's loss. 

When asked if he was interested in duking it out with Horn again, Pacquiao didn't hesitate to commit. 

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"Absolutely, yes," he said, according to SportsCenter on Twitter. "We have a rematch clause, so no problem." 

And considering Pacquiao topped Horn in every metric measured by CompuBox, there's reason to believe he could reclaim his title strap if the two meet again in short order. 

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