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Pacquiao and Mayweather fight over rejected drug-testing penalty
Pacquiao and Mayweather fight over rejected drug-testing penalty

Manny Pacquiao’s business manager said Thursday that Floyd Mayweather Jr. has declined to enter into an agreement between the fighters that would result in a $5 million penalty should either submit a dirty drug test. “I’m a little puzzled and a little dismayed that they wouldn’t agree to something this simple,” Pacquiao advisor Michael Koncz said. Mayweather’s advisor, Leonard Ellerbe, quickly fired back that with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) already under contract to test each fighter, drug testing conditions have been “rigorously negotiated for weeks on behalf of Manny by [his promoter] Top Rank and Mayweather Promotions, which is well...

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