Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have been told a rematch “should be done” by boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard.

The pair have reignited their feud in recent weeks sparking speculation they could meet for a second time.

Retired Mayweather shared footage back in training after watching from ringside as Pacquiao rolled back the years to defeat Keith Thurman in his last bout.

They are now being tipped to settle their disagreements in the ring – four years on from their last fight – and Leonard admits it would be a must-watch event.

“It’d be a great fight. Put it this way, it should be done,” Leonard told TMZ Sports .

“In a crazy way, it would (help boxing). People would watch it.”

Mayweather and Pacquiao have been tipped for a rematch

Mayweather won on points by unanimous decision back in May 2015 although Leonard reckons a rematch would be a different fight which would help the sport.

“It’s two guys in their 40s. When I was 40, I came back, I don’t know who it was against, but you had a different stage in your life, spiritually, physically, mentally.

“He (Pacquiao) looked phenomenal (in his last fight).”

Legend Sugar Ray Leonard reckons people would watch a rematch

Many believe Pacquiao would win a rematch having stayed active in recent years, whilst his advisor, Sean Gibbons, claimed his resurgence is frustrating Mayweather.

“The senator’s legacy is rolling and rolling and that’s driving Floyd is a little bonkers and mad ever since they fought in 2015,” he said.

Mayweather outpointed Pacquiao in their May 2015 encounter

“At 40 years old, he is creating history. He’s doing things that are unprecedented at the welterweight division. Nobody has done what he’s done recently – beating a 30-year-old Keith Thurman.

“The senator (Pacquiao) doesn’t base his life around Mayweather, but Floyd Mayweather seems to base his life around the senator now.

“Everywhere the senator goes, he has to somehow tag or when I was in the ring for the fight with Keith Thurman, I looked over and I saw Floyd Mayweather and I was like what’s Floyd Mayweather doing here?”



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