Mayweather vs. Pacquiao - Fight of the Century @ http://pacquiovsmayweatherlive.nation2.com/ On Saturday, May 2, Manny Pacquiao faces off against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the most anticipated fight of the decade. For a price of $90 (standard definition) or $100 (high definition) one can purchase the fight on Pay Per View. The expectation is that Pay Per View sales will break records, and they most certainly will, but those sales will probably not reach the levels that many prognosticators have suggested. Live Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
As they came face to face at the MGM Grand hotel on Wednesday, in one of the two set pieces before they touch gloves for bragging rights to proclaim themselves the leading fighter of the era, Mayweather displayed a growing, disarming maturity.
Mayweather and Pacquiao went head-to-head on Wednesday for the final time before their fight
It is no longer a legacy fight for him, it is about what he can secure for the future. “This is not good versus evil, it’s two fighters at the top,” said Mayweather as both men thanked an endless list of television executives, and God. See coverage Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
In fact, so tame was the affair, God won the press conference on points.
“The ‘Money’ Mayweather personality, that character, is just about entertainment. There was no need to sell this fight,” said Mayweather.
Revealing that he would earn in the region of $200 million (£130 million) for this fight, and that Pacquiao would have earned $100 million (£65 million) for himself if the two fighters had formed their own contract without promoters, Mayweather explained that his career earnings of $650 million (£420 million), to him, are now more important than his boxing legacy of the vaunted unbeaten 47-0 record.
It will be a struggle for the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight to reach more than 3.15 million PPV buys even without the threat of illegal streaming services. May 2 is being referred to as the biggest day in sports history and Sports Armageddon. It includes the NFL Draft, New York Yankees at the Boston Red Sox, the Kentucky Derby, and ends with Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. Jones believes there will be a large group of people will simply do not feel the need to spend $100 to watch the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight after such a long, tolling day of tremendous sporting events.
Update: The Pound for Pound king Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather won't meet in the ring until Saturday, but the two came face-to-face for a staredown at the end of their Wednesday press conference. Pacquiao sported his usual smile for most of it before both went silent and stone faced during the staredown.
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