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Manny Pacquiao
KNUCKLING DOWN

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is back. Again. He took almost 22 months off before fighting Juan Manuel Marquez in 2009. And when Mayweather steps into the boxing ring Sept. 17 against WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz, he will have gone 16 months since his last fight, a lopsided win over Shane Mosley. This downtime could take a deeper toll because Mayweather, 34, has more than just boxing to worry about. He faces a three-felony-count domestic violence criminal case, with an October court date, and he is overdue to give a deposition in a defamation case filed by Manny Pacquiao after Mayweather alleged the Filipino star used performance-enhancing drugs. As for Ortiz, the 24-year-old can be...

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