Watch Mayweather vs Pacquiao Live Stream PPV Mayweather vs Pacquiao, billed as “Fight of the Century”, is an upcoming boxing match between undefeated, five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao.Despite predictions that Mayweather vs Pacquiao would be the highest grossing fight in history as early as 2009, disagreements between the two boxers’ camps on terms for the fight prevented the bout from coming to fruition until 2015.The failure to make the Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight was named The Ring magazine Event of the Year for 2010.However, negotiations for the superfight in 2015 have since been finalized, with all of the major issues that have prevented the fight from happening in the past now resolved, including purse split, drug testing, and location of the bout.On February 20, 2015, Mayweather confirmed on social media that the fight had indeed been signed.The contest was agreed to be held on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Mayweather vs Pacquiao May 2 Fight Card Details:
The fight will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is likely due to Mayweather’s comfortability fighting in his hometown of Las Vegas, as well as his familiarity with the arena.
Promotional Shows: HBO 24/7 & Showtime All-Access
HBO & Showtime will not be holding their usual promotional shows. Instead of 24/7 and All-Access, each company will hold hour long features highlighting its respective fighter: Mayweather (Showtime) & Pacquiao (HBO).
With Mayweather as the A-side fighter, Mayweather Promotions will be the lead promoter over Top Rank Promotions.
Showtime & HBO will hold a joint pay-per-view, with Showtime in charge of production.
The ringside announcers for the fight will include Roy Jones, Jr. (HBO), Al Bernstein (Showtime), and Jim Lampley (HBO) providing the punch-by-punch analysis. Max Kellerman (HBO) and Jim Gray (Showtime) will cover the locker rooms of Pacquiao and Mayweather, respectively. James Brown and Paulie Malignaggi of Showtime will host the pre-fight show.
Mayweather’s corner will include: Floyd Mayweather Sr. (Trainer), Rafael Garcia (Cutman), & Roger Mayweather (Assistant). Pacquiao’s corner will include: Freddie Roach (Trainer), Justin Fortune (Cutman), & Buboy Fernandez (Assistant).
The fight will be co-announced by Michael Buffer of HBO & Jimmy Lennon Jr. of Showtime.