Fun with hypotheticals: What would have happened if Mayweather and Pacquiao fought in 2010?

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As most people, perhaps eventhose on the most distant of planets, know by now, the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight was a dud. Five years of build-upfor approximately five seconds of excitement, and that excitement came before the fight, when the The King from Burger King walked in Mayweather?s entourage.

What happened? Even though Mayweather was a firm favorite, this was supposed to be The Fight of the Century. Instead, half of it looked like the kind of bar fight where the two ?combatants? just dance around in a circle until it gets broken up (or a bell rings, in this case) or wrestling with your younger brother.

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Would the same thing have gone down ifthe two fought back in 2010, when they were originally planning on fighting before dithering over money, drug testing and bravado got in the way? Let?s play the hypothetical game and find…

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