Floyd Mayweather is one of the most polarizing athletes in recent history. While on a promotional trip to the native country of his former foe Manny Pacquiao, the underbelly of that duality reared its head as he was clowned by a Filipina woman.
In a video that hit the internet last week, Floyd greets fans as he's leaving the mall. However, the woman recording the clip ruins this moment by calling Mayweather a "chicken." Eventually, this footage fell into the hands of Mayweather's biggest non-boxing rival, 50 Cent. True to 50's character, the clip quickly became another tool for him to agitate his enemy.
On Wednesday, 50 Cent took to Instagram where he posted the video of the encounter with the caption, "hahaha n***a thought he was Obama for a minute till he heard what she said. LOL I DON’T LIKE YOU, CHICKEN YOU A CHICKEN I HATE YOU."
Outside of 50 Cent's constant prodding, Floyd's recent trip to the Philippines reignites the rumors that Mayweather might come out of retirement to give Pacquiao the rematch Manny wants. After beating Adrien Broner, Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach alluded to the fact that Manny could retire if Floyd isn't willing to give him another fight.
"If we don't get Floyd, we might retire," Roach told Fight Hub TV. "I mean, that's definitely a possibility. Me and Manny talked about it and he really really wants Floyd, but we're waiting to see."
Although it is uncertain if this is just a bluff, it has put pressure on promoters to try to secure a deal between the two before the well runs dry.