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Throwback shadowboxing at its best

The maneuvering between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is downright kooky

Originally Published: January 5, 2010
By Tim Keown | ESPN.com

For those of us who long for the days when boxing was the sporting world's crazy uncle, the past few weeks have provided us with a nice hit of nostalgia. Scurrilous allegations, defamation suits and a heavily tattooed man claiming a fear of needles -- Mayweather-Pacquiao isn't Tyson-McNeeley, but it'll do.

Maybe it had to be this way. It's the one fight everyone wants to see, the one fight that could put boxing on the big stage for a solid week in March, and the one fight that could ...

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