Pacquiao Spots Mayweather At Lakers Game, Awkward Handshake Ensues

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The stars had been out at Staples Center final night time because the Los Angeles Lakers hosted the defending champion Golden State Warriors. Among these in attendance for the Warriors’ 130-111 victory over the LeBron-less Lakers had been Halsey, Alexis Ren, Mahershala Ali and Jack Nicholson, in his regular seat.

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao had been additionally within the constructing, and the longtime rivals got here nose to nose when Pacman approached Money May at his courtside seat. As seen within the footage embedded beneath, the encounter was painfully awkward for all concerned, together with onlookers. 

Mayweather and Pacquiao have been teasing a rematch for months now, and that is the second time that the 2 boxers have come face to face at a Clippers game. Coincidence? 

Mayweather, 41, defeated Pacquiao by the use of unanimous determination after they first squared off in 2015. Floyd has since retired, then unretired, and most not too long ago stepped within the ring as a part of a $9M “exhibition boxing match” in opposition to Japanese kickboxing famous person Tenshin Nasukawa, which lasted all of 139 seconds.

Pacquiao, 40, is coming off a decisive victory in opposition to Adrien Broner over the weekend.

Pacquiao Spots Mayweather At Lakers Game, Awkward Handshake Ensues

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While there has but to be an official announcement relating to Mayweather vs Pacquaio 2, Mayweather not too long ago informed