GBP executive denies $65-M Pacman offer

Rumors of the world’s richest man offering Manny Pacquiao $65 million to fight in Mexico will remain as that – rumors.

This after Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Shaefer, in a report by Ring Magazine’s Michael Rosenthal, claimed to have spoken directly with Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, who denied offering such a deal to Pacquiao.

“I have a nice relationship with the Slim people and I talked directly to Mr. Slim. It’s not true,” Schaefer told Rosenthal.

The GBP chief’s statement came a few days after reports on Slim allegedly dangling a $65 million purse on Pacquiao to fight in Mexico appeared over the Internet.

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