Mayweather is finally fighting the 'Pacman' - or so it seemed in Pacquiao commercial for Foot Locker
Manny Pacquiao, pictured with trainer Freddie Roach, pokes fun at Floyd Mayweather's refusal to fight him in the latest Foot Locker commercial. Jerome Ascano

FLOYD Mayweather, Jr. is finally facing Manny Pacquiao.

Or so it seemed in a scenario drawn up for a new commercial released by Foot Locker featuring the Filipino boxing hero, who boxing experts has long been dodged by Mayweather.

In the made-for-TV commercial that was also released on YouTube, Pacquiao overheard two friends inside a boxing gym talking about Foot Locker’s ‘Week of Greatness’ sale - where the popular shoe store will be selling the new releases from all the top brands.

One guy pounding the heavy bag said he was happy that the sporting goods chain is finally giving what the people want and Pacquiao, overhearing the conversation, mistakenly thought the two friends were talking about a certain boxer, obviously referring to Mayweather, finally agreeing to fight him.

Pacquiao was so thrilled with what he heard his reaction was priceless.


The commercial was one of many released by Foot Locker recently featuring sports celebrities that also include NBA stars Tim Duncan, Derrick Rose, and James Harden, and WWE wrestler John Cena.

[See Pacquiao hints door still very much open for big fight against Mayweather]

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