Pacquiao throws jab at Mayweather’s victory over Japanese kickboxer

Undefeated WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) of the U.S. and WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines pose with the WBC championship belt during a final news conference at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada April 29, 2015. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus

Fighting Sen. Manny Pacquiao joined the numerous sports personalities who reacted to the victory of undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. over Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa on New Year’s Eve in Japan.

On Tuesday, Jan. 1, Pacquiao re-tweeted a post that called the boxing match between Mayweather and Tenshin ‘as the funniest thing I’ve seen’. The post also came with a video of a black goat knocking a small child punching at the animal.

In an earlier tweet, Pacquiao, who lose to the American fighter during a 2015 bout, said that his New Year’s resolution is ‘to only fight experienced opponents who are my size or bigger’.

There are speculations that the Filipino boxing champion was throwing shade at the Mayweather – Nasukawa bout with his ‘New Year’s resolution’.

Pacquiao is currently training in Los Angeles, United States of America in preparation for his January 19 fight against American fighter Adrien Broner at Nevada, USA.

Many people criticized the fight between Mayweather and Nasukawa since the Japanese fighter had never fought in boxing match prior the event, and the latter weighs 26 pounds lighter compared to the American boxer.

Mayweather won the fight via technical knockout after knocking down Nasukawa thrice in the first round. The American boxer was paid at least $ 9 million dollars for the New Year’s Eve exhibition match.


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