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50 Cent plans to bet $1.6 million on Floyd Mayweather to beat Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. The Associated Press

Rapper 50 Cent appeared on a radio program in New York on Tuesday and said he’s been doing some thinking.

Specifically, he’s pondered the much-hyped, overdue boxing match on May 2 between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.

When asked about the fight, 50 Cent said he’s planning to bet “probably like $1.6” million on Mayweather.

“He’s gonna smoke him,” Mayweather said. “It’s gonna look like it was pumped up for no reason.”

It appears the two have made up.

You may recall that 50 Cent said last month the Mayweather was afraid to fight Pacquiao.

And last year, 50 Cent also challenged Mayweather to prove he could read, to which Mayweather responded:

Hat tip to TMZ Sports.

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