Roach: We can beat Mayweather

Freddie Roach believes that Manny Pacquiao would have no problem defeating Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a rematch.

Roach, who is the Filipino's long-time trainer, is adamant his fighter would prevail over the undefeated American if given another chance.

Then duo met for the first time in May, with Mayweather winning on points via unanimous decision. However, Roach claims Pacquiao's shoulder injury in the fourth round negatively affected the outcome for the eight-division world champion. Following the bout, the 36-year-old had surgery on a torn rotator cuff.

"Manny would do much better in a rematch, if the shoulder gets better," quipped Roach on Sky Sports. 

"We were doing well until the shoulder went in the fourth round and we had a tough time after that. I do think we can beat Mayweather, 100 per cent."

Meanwhile, Mayweather will fight Andre Berto in September, which is being widely billed as his last fight. However, Roach hopes that 'Money' will not stop there.

"I don't know where Mayweather's going right now," he added. 

"I don't think he will stop at 49 fights, I think he'll fight to 50. I'm hoping that he promotes himself, maybe if he does he can make more money."

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