What You Need To Know: Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather says rematch with Manny Pacquiao happening this year

Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced in an Instagram post Saturday morning that he will fight Manny Pacquiao this year.

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Mayweather said on Instagram: "I’m coming back to fight Manny Pacquiao this year. Another 9 figure pay day on the way."

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Accompanying the post was a video of Mayweather and Pacquiao that TMZ reported was taken at a concert in Tokyo.

While no official details about the rematch have been released, ESPN reports that a December date is being targeted.

The much-hyped 2015 match ended with a unanimous decision for Mayweather. He made about $220 million from that fight, ESPN reported. 

Mayweather, 41, maintains a record of 50-0, 27 KOs, while Pacquiao, 39, has a record of 60-7-2.

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