The long wait is over. Finally, the undefeated Floyd Mayweather decided to fight on ring to the People’s Champ Manny Pacquiao on May 2, 2015. This must awaited Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight is a history in the making.
After Chris Algieri’s defeat by Manny Pacquiao last November 2014, people begin to look forward to the Manny Pacquiao vs. Ford Mayweather fight. Sports analysts had similar prediction in the fight.
Who will win the Fight?
Everyone has their own prediction in this mega fight. The undefeated boxer, Mayweather, is currently in his 10th year in boxing. He is a smart boxer. He knows how to choose his opponent, while Manny Pacquiao can fight anybody and his toughest opponent.
Mayweather has strong pressure on the left hand. Pacquiao must study how to beat the left hook of Mayweather in order for him to win the fight. Bruce Tumpler, a boxing matchmaker, who knows the style of Pacquiao and Mayweather very well.
According to Roy Jones Jr., a former boxing titlist, Pacquiao must knockout Mayweather to win this fight. The Pacquiao vs. Mayweather fight is a big pressure on both athletes. Mayweather is known to have no loss in fights while Pacquiao is named as the toughest boxer.
Record Breaking Price of all Time
The long anticipated Pacquiao vs. Mayweather fight has an increasing demand in pay-per-view. This is also a reason of the skyrocket amount of pay-per-view worldwide. According to Wall Street Journal, pay-per-view for a standard definition costs $ 89.95, while $ 99.95 for high definition.
Mayweather is named as the richest boxer of all time. The ring side tickets costs as much as $1,500 to $10,000. Profits from this fight will surely be record breaking and will make Mayweather the richest athlete in the world.
However, Pacquiao had announced that he will donate his earnings to charity all over the world. Pacquiao will fight for pride and honor, not just for earnings.
This historical fight is promoted by Top Rank and Mayweather Promotions.
Famous personalities had also their picks on the mega fight. Ricky Hatton, knockout by Pacquiao, who leads to end of his boxing career, believes that Mayweather will beat Pacquiao. Even Oscar Dela Hoya believes Mayweather will win.
Gerry Penalosa believes that because of the strategies of Manny Pacquiao, he will beat Mayweather. Ignacio Beristein, trainer of Juan Manuel Marquez, expects Pacquiao will win the fight.
The Pacquiao vs. Mayweather fight will surely be an extreme action. It will definitely showcase a close fight. May 2 will stop the world just to witness the most awaited fight of the decade.