MAYWEATHER-PACQUIAO ANNOUNCE LONG-ANTICIPATED FIGHT

March 12, 2015

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao officially announced their long-anticipated fight at a news conference in Los Angeles’ Nokia Theater yesterday (March 11th) in front of 700 members of the media.

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Their May 2nd welterweight bout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas will be one of boxing’s biggest ever, with the two best fighters in the world and the sport’s two biggest stars facing off.

It’s speculated that the fight, which will be jointly aired by Showtime and HBO on pay-per-view, will generate more than $400 million in overall revenue.

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