Floyd Mayweather shows off his belts after beating Marcos Maidana during their WBA welterweight and WBC super  welterweight title fight, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

The celebrity gossip website TMZ sent social media into a frenzy on Friday when it erroneously reported that a deal had been reached to pit Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao against each other.  Insiders representing both fighters laughed the TMZ report off. Though progress had been made throughout the week, sources say rather than moving forward on Friday, talks took a backward step. But the most definitive denial came Saturday from Mayweather via his Shots account. Mayweather used the hash tag “FightNotMadeYet” to deny the TMZ report. Laying back, relaxing, enjoying good weather, palm trees, and piña coladas. While they continue to lie about making the fight… I’m just going to continue to travel and explore the world on my private jet. #FightNotMadeYet

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