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RingTv image Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans comment on Thomas Hauser’s article on USADA’s role in boxing, Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s IV use prior to the Pacquiao fight; Andre Berto, other weekend fights, mythical match-ups and more in this week’s Friday mailbag.

RingTv image Freddie Roach still recovering from Mayweather-Pacquiao grind

Freddie Roach still recovering from Mayweather-Pacquiao grind

Freddie Roach admits that he hasn’t fully recovered from the exhaustive grind of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao event. Roach was in New York City on Tuesday to take part in the Miguel Cotto-Daniel Geale press conference, put together by Roc Nation, ahead of the Saturday night scrap at Barclays Center.

RingTv image Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao PPV does 4.4 million U.S. buys

Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao PPV does 4.4 million U.S. buys

The May 2 Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight shattered the previous record for total pay-per-view buys and now ranks as the highest-grossing pay-per-view of all time by generating more than 4.4 million U.S. buys and more than $400 million in domestic pay-per-view revenue alone, according to a press release from HBO, which co-broadcasted the event with the Showtime cable network.

RingTv image Is Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s crossover appeal finished?

Is Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s crossover appeal finished?

The Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view event will generate record-breaking numbers, but given the disappointing nature of the fight, will the masses pay to see Mayweather in record numbers again? BWAA President Joseph Santoliquito posed this question to Larry Merchant, Max Kellerman and New York Daily News sports columnist Mike Lupica, among others.