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Pacquiao-Mayweather Won't Happen (In Texas)



    There's still some chance that Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. will happen, but much to Jerry Jones's chagrin, it won't happen in Texas.

    Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach said recently that his guy will be ready for a November 13 bout.

    This bout may be against Mayweather, Antonio Margarito or Miguel Cotto--who Pacquiao defeated at the MGM Grand in 2009. Per Roach, whether a deal (finally, thankfully) gets done with Mayweather, we'll know in around a week.

    "I talked to Bob Arum yesterday and he told me that he will know within a week if the deal is going to be done or not," Roach told The Fan 590 in Toronto, per USA Today. "Again, we obviously want Mayweather. He has a big mouth and we're going to shut him up."

    There's still some hope that Jones will bring another fight to Arlington--but only if the impasse between the two rival camps continues. The much-delayed super fight, if it happens, will take place in Las Vegas. If it doesn't, Cowboys Stadium will inherit its second fight-night.

    "There are two sites etched in. The MGM in Vegas, or Dallas," Roach said. "The thing is, Mayweather will not fight in Texas. If we get Mayweather we'll go to Vegas, if it's Margarito or Cotto, it will go Dallas."

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