Rematch for Mayweather-Pacquiao?
LAS VEGAS, NV (The Spread) – Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather haven’t even met in the ring yet and already there is a lot of talk about a rematch. Will these two face off more than once?
According to oddsmakers at online sports book Bovada.lv, the latest odds have Mayweather as a -210 favorite vs. Pacquiao tonight in Las Vegas. Pacquiao is coming in with a money line of +170 to win. The fight will be held later tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. This bout will have the Unified WBA (Super), WBC, WBO and The Ring welterweight championships up for grabs.
When it comes to a rematch, there are currently odds asking if there will be a rematch between Mayweather and Pacquiao before May 8, 2016. A wager of yes is carrying a +175 money line, while a wager of no is carrying a -225 line.
Boxing is a tough sport to trust. In the past we have seen plenty of controversial decisions that seem to set up big-money rematches. This fight is going to make a lot, if not the most, money through live gates and PPV buys. Knowing that, both parties would certainly have plenty of reasons to want a rematch. If Mayweather was to lose, or the fight is razor-close, a rematch could certainly be in order. If Pacquiao is defeated handily, a hope for the rematch probably dies.