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50 Cent is betting 1.6 million dollars on Mayweather over Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather's on/off friend 50 Cent is putting a cool 1.6 million dollars on "Money" to take out Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd.

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50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather have a strange relationship. For a while they were friends and potential business partners, but then both of them went off the rails to try and tear down the other one. Remember 50 Cent saying that Floyd couldn't read? That was fun. Nowadays though, 50 believes that he can make some money off of Mayweather when he faces off with Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd.

In a recent interview on The Breakfast Club on New York's Power 105.1, Mr. Jackson nonchalantly stated that he'll bet around 1.6 million dollars on Floyd to win the fight:

50: I got champ, champ gonna smoke him. It's gonna look like it [the fight] was pumped up for no reason.

Charlamagne: You gonna bet?

50: Probably like 1.6.


50: I've been thinking this out. I've gotta make a real bet. He focused right now.

He also said that he recently spoke to Mayweather in Barclays Center, something they haven't done since all the mud-slinging began.

Meanwhile, Mike Tyson told TMZ that he favors Pacquiao in the bout, but isn't making a bet on it for a pretty good reason:

"I don't have no money!"

Just another day in the wacky world of prize fighting.

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