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LAS VEGAS — There was an unexpected guest ringside for Manny Pacquiao’s welterweight title challenge against Jessie Vargas on Saturday night at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Floyd Mayweather.

Mayweather, who is retired, showed up unexpectedly and took a seat in front of the ringside media during the final undercard bout, featherweight titlist Oscar Valdez’s defense against Hiroshige Osawa.

Mayweather, flanked by a security details, was with his daughter and his arrival sent a jolt of electricity through the crowd. He has never been one to attend fights other than those his Mayweather Promotions puts on.

His presence certainly would lead many to believe that a rematch with Pacquiao, whom he defeated in 2015 in the richest fight in boxing history, is on the agenda if he is to come out of retirement. Pacquiao has said since the defeat that he was interested in a rematch.

When asked why he was at the fight, Mayweather smiled, pointed to his daughter and told ESPN, “I’m just taking her to the fight.”