The fight of the century between boxing legends Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will kick off tomorrow, May 2 at MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas at 11:30 PM ET with betting world going abuzz with more weightage behind the American who is rearing to win the epitome of final honor.
Boxing fans around the world are certain to remain tensed as the five-year wait has come true finally with the century’s most-memorable mega bout inside the ring between the five division world champion, Mayweather,
and the eight division world champion, Manny.
With a huge money at around $300 million involved, it will be shared 60:40 between Mayweather and Filipino legend Manny. Outside the ring, the odds are heavily against manny while many wish to place in favour of the winner Mayweather on home front.
Live Streaming Information:
Date, Time, Venue: Saturday, 2nd May, 2015 at 11:30pm ET at MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas.
TV Channel Live Broadcast: Showtime and HBO (US); Sky Sports (UK);
Floyd Mayweather is a favourite for many as he has remained unbeaten in 47 bouts including 26 knock-outs, whereas Manny has lost five out of his 64 bouts in his career including 38 knock-outs.
Manny, a Southpaw boxer, is swift once inside the ring and lands punches easily at a rate of about 100 per round unless the opponent resists mindfully. His strong left hand turns dangerous to the enemy. His trainer is
Freddie Roach. He defeated Chris Algieri in his last Macau bout in November that was stretched to 12 rounds.
Floyd Mayweather of America is ferocious in the ring that one counter punch can make opponent go numb. His movements are a bit of concer of late, but his defence is unparalleled in boxing history. Floyd fought his last bout in Las Vegas in September 2014 defeating Marcos maidana in 12 rounds.
Both fighters have agreed to undergo United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) Olympic-style drug testing and if either fighter tests positive for the use of PEDs, that fighter will be banned from the sport of boxing for a minimum of four years.
|Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao|
|Tale of the tape|
|Las Vegas,Nevada, U.S.||From||General Santos,Philippines|
|47–0 (26 KO)||Pre-fight record||57–5–2 (38 KO)|
|5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)||Height||5 ft 6.5 in (1.69 m)|
|147 lb (67 kg)||Weight||147 lb (67 kg)|
|ESPN.com No. 1 ranked pound-for-pound
Unified WBA (Super), WBC,The Ringwelterweight and light middleweight champion
5-division world champion
|Recognition||ESPN.com No. 2 ranked pound-for-pound
WBO welterweight champion
8-division world champion