They didn’t need a news conference. They really didn’t. Yes: the press isn’t supposed to admit stuff like that—it’s treasonous! I’m going to put myself out of a job!—but Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather could probably have avoided this whole clambake altogether.
They can just show up in Vegas on May 2 in their shorts and a big fat chunk of the planet will watch. They can show up in a Waffle House parking lot on May 2 and a big fat chunk of the planet will watch.