Is Arum to blame for the holdup between Mayweather and Pacquiao?

Boxing fans want to see it.

Manny Pacquiao wants to see it.

Promoter Bob Arum definitely wants to see it.

So what’s stopping Floyd Mayweather Jr. from putting his John Hancock down on a contract in order to sign off on the superfight between him and Pacquiao later this year?

Over the weekend, Mayweather let Arum’s deadline to sign a contract that would ensure a fight with Pacquiao pass without saying a word. One day later, Mayweather said he was in no rush to sign off on a deal.

“I’m not really thinking about boxing right now,” Mayweather said. “I’m just relaxing. I fought about 60 days ago, so I’m just enjoying myself, enjoying life, enjoying my family and enjoying my vacation.”

One would think that someone with the nickname “Money Mayweather” would sign a contract that guaranteed him over $50 million to fight. And seeing as how his current record is a perfect 41-0, I highly doubt Mayweather is scared to get in the ring against anyone.

So then what’s the snag?

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