Boxer Manny Pacquiao visited Congress on Wednesday to attend the National Prayer Breakfast — but that wasn't far enough to escape questions about whether he will fight Floyd Mayweather Jr.


Senate Minority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidHarry Reid says he won’t make 2020 endorsement until after Nevada caucus Sanders hires veteran progressive operative to manage 2020 bid Constitutional conservatives need to oppose the national emergency MORE (D-Nev.) tweeted a picture of him talking to Pacquiao and said that the boxer had told him that he was ready to fight Mayweather.

Sports fans have been pushing for a fight between the two men for years. Mayweather is undefeated in his professional career and Pacquiao is considered one of the greatest pound-for-pound fighters in the world. Though there are consistent rumors of a bout between the two, their camps have not been able to come to an agreement.

Reid, a former boxer, also said that he had told Pacquiao about his current facial injury — which was sustained while Reid was exercising at his Nevada home.

Rep. Janice Hahn (D-Calif.) also said on Twitter that she had met the boxer and sent her followers a photo of her, Pacquiao and the actor Stephen Baldwin.

Pacquiao is a legislator himself, serving in the Congress in his native Philippines.