ONE of them is still doing it for the real, while the other continues to look for the painless path to riches.
This disparity, in terms of mindset, will likely mean Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao never meet for a repeat of their 2015 stinker and for this we should be grateful.
This year, Pacquiao, the WBA welterweight champion, has managed to thrash Keith Thurman and Adrien Broner, losing few rounds in the process, and is now back near the top of the 147lb division. There is talk of potential fights against fellow champions Terence Crawford and Errol Spence. He remains relevant at the ripe old age of 40.