Juan Manuel Marquez's
Saturday night has generated numerous reactions, like that of American boxer
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
showed his softer side
and wished Pacquiao well.
"These things happen," he said. "You learn from what happens. The only thing you can do is recover like a true champion."
Mayweather also admitted that
both fighters are true champions
praised the performance of both
during the fight.
"Marquez is a true champion, Manny Pacquiao is a true champion, both were strong and had a good fight, and that is something good for boxing," Mayweather said.
Mayweather also had
words of encouragement for Pacquiao
, and wished him a speedy recovery.
"I only wish Pacquiao the best," he said. "I hope he can come back from this. In boxing, you have to really dedicate yourself to this art. You have to really, really dedicate yourself to the art. I think he has a lot of things that are preoccupying him."
He also talked about what the Filipino boxer wshould do in the future.
"Pacquiao's focus should be on trying to take a vacation, recover his senses, and get some fights so he can recover," Mayweather said. "I'm not here to talk bad about Pacquiao. I feel bad for him, that's the truth. Really, I feel bad for him."
sent his best wishes to Pacquiao and his family
, a message he also tweeted.
"I hope that he is well," he said. "May prayers go out to the Pacquiao family. I know he loves the sport of boxing, so hopefully, he can bounce back."