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'Money' back, guaranteed -- and here's why

Sports fans love an aging, once-great athlete making a late-career run in the unfamiliar underdog role. Just ask Sugar Ray Leonard. Or Pete Sampras. Would a return to the ring in a few years' time make Floyd "Money" Mayweather a beloved fighter?

Originally Published: June 16, 2008
By Eric Raskin | ESPN.com

Let's get this out of the way right off the bat: Floyd "Money" Mayweather will fight again.

The notion that his latest retirement will stand the test of time is about as likely as finding a chapter on how to accessorize with fishnet stockings in Oscar De La Hoya's new autobiography.

So if we all agree that there will be a Mayweather 2.0, the question is, what will ultimately lure him back?

The usual suspects are money and the spotlight.

Mayweather isn't going to ...

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