On Friday afternoon WBC welterweight and super welterweight champion, Floyd Mayweather Jnr confirmed through his social network “Shots” that the fight against Manny Pacquiao is finally happening on May 2 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada situated deep within the hotel of the same name. The fight will be held in the welterweight division and the purse will be divided 60% for Mayweather and 40% for Pacquiao. Almost 6 years after people started talking about it, it’s finally here, it has become a reality.
A historical chapter for boxing; this encounter is one of the most attractive events within all of boxing and fans throughout the world have been waiting what seems like forever for this. Further details are pending but the bout is likely to be the biggest grossing battle in the history of boxing.