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Pacquiao's loss is Mayweather's gain

Updated: June 13, 2012, 9:35 PM ET
By Tim Keown | ESPN.com

Here's an unintended and unexpected consequence of Timothy Bradley's farcical win over Manny Pacquiao: The biggest winner is a guy sitting in a jail cell.

How perfectly boxing.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. didn't see the bout; he's serving an 87-day sentence for a domestic-violence conviction that doesn't come with pay-per view privileges. The idea of Floyd-as-winner-in-absentia seems counterintuitive, since Pacquiao's loss takes some of the luster off a potential Manny-Floyd ...

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