Boxing may not be Singapore’s favorite sport, but surely we can still agree that the upcoming fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will be one of the greatest sports event in history – a fight that the public has been calling out for since 2009.
We can no longer dream or anticipate about this because Floyd Mayweather Jr. already declared on February 20, 2015 that he will going to fight Manny Pacquiao. The fight is set on May 2, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The bout is projected to set a new record for the pay-per-view sales. Though the cost has not yet determined by the distributors, many people are anticipating that it will be big. The complete details of the agreement have not yet been revealed but both camps have confirmed that revenues of the fight will be split 60-40 split in favor of Mayweather. According to the news, Floyd Mayweather Jr. can earn at least $120 million. Manny Pacquiao can earn at least $80 million.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is confident that Manny Pacquiao will be his 48th win, while Pacquiao’s coach Freddie Roach says that Manny Pacquiao will put the undefeated fighter on his backside. The five years of mediation is finally in fruition. Let us all watch out what May 2 holds for both fighters.