Mayweather vs Pacquiano,all the information and facts you need to know about Fight!

Mayweather vs Pacquiano,all the information and facts you need to know about Fight!

It's the fight everyone is talking about,the big one,the richest fight in boxing history.Bigger than Ali vs Frazier,bigger than Ali vs Foreman,bigger than Tyson vs Lewis,bigger than Sugar Ray vs Marvin Hagler! I still don't agree that Mayweather is better than Ali,Sugar Ray Robinson,or most of the fighters mentioned here,but hey it's his time and nobody can argue with that.,
The biggest fight in the history of boxing takes place this Saturday as Manny Pacquiao bids to be the first man ever to beat Floyd Mayweather.
The pair meet in Las Vegas for the scrap which has been billed as the 'richest fight in
history', which is expected to earn the two fighters a combined $300million.
Tickets were sold out within a minute of going on public sale, with some companies then offering tickets for as much as £94,000 just moments after they had all been released.
But when does the fight take place? Is it an all-nighter or an early wake-up call? And who is on the undercard?
Here is everything you need to know about the Mayweather Paquiano fight...

When does the Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao fight take place?

The fight takes place this Saturday, May 2, after three months of intense build-up from both
In pictures - Mayweather media workout:

When will the  Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao  fight actually start?

The doors for the arena will open for spectators to make their way in at 2pm local time, with the first fight taking place an hour later.
The main event, Mayweather vs Pacquiao, is currently listed for an 8pm local time start, but as always with these events, it could indeed be pushed later if the majority of fights on the undercard go the distance.
With regards to British time, the main event is set for a 4am start. Plenty of coffee and energy drinks at the ready if you are staying right through!
In pictures - Pacquiao media workout:

Where does the fight take place?

One of the most famous boxing venues, the MGM Grand Hotel, has been selected to host this fight.
Mayweather is fighting out of Vegas and is widely expected to have the backing of the ground throughout the fight.
The MGM Grand is based on the Las Vegas strip and boasts 7,000 rooms and 9,000 employees. The hotel expect 50,000 people to pass through between Friday and Saturday.

Grand location: The MGM Grand on Las Vegas Boulevard

How can you watch the  Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao  fight?

In England, the fight is being shown exclusive on Sky Sports Box Office.
Mayweather vs Pacquiao, including the full undercard, will be available for £19.95.
If you are booking over the phone, the price will rise by £5 between midnight on Friday May 1 to 7:00am on Sunday May 3.
The event can also be ordered over the remote control or online.

Tale of the tape - Mayweather

GettyFloyd Mayweather Media Workout Day -Mayweather vs Pacquiano,all the information and facts you need to know about Fight!
Money man: Mayweather is the highest-earning sports star in the world

Age: 38
Nickname: Money
Height: 5ft 8in
Reach: 72ins
Stance: Orthodox
Career earnings: $420million
World title fights: 24

Floyd Mayweather

Rounds boxed

Tale of the tape - Pacquiao

GettyManny Pacquiao trains -Mayweather vs Pacquiano,all the information and facts you need to know about Fight!
Pacman: Pacquiao is confident of a big upset result

Age: 36
Nickname: Pacma
Height: 5ft 8in
Reach: 72ins
Stance: Southpaw
Career earnings: $420million
World title fights: 19

Manny Pacquiao

Rounds boxed

Who is going to win?

Opinions are pretty spit with this fight but the bookmakers believe that unbeaten Vegas boxer Mayweather will have the upper hand and has been made favourite for the fight.
With Paddy Power, you can back Mayweather for as short of a price of 8/15, while Pacquiao is 7/4. In the unlikely scenario of a draw, you can claim 18/1.
The most likely knockout is believed to be in rounds eight or nine, with Pacquiao being touted at 25/1to get the job done in them rounds. Mayweather is liked for a points victory.
Odds correct as of Tuesday April 28.

Who is the referee?

Man in charge: Kenny Bayless during a previous Mayweather fight

Experienced referee Kenny Bayless has been appointed to officiate over the bout.
Nevada Commission-appointed Bayless is no stranger to either competitor, having stepped into the ring with either competitor a total of nine times previously.
Mayweather worked with Bayless in his rematch against Marcos Maidana, as well the bouts with Canelo Alvarez, Shane Mosley and Oscar De La Hoya.
For Pacquiao, Bayless officiated in his rematch with Timothy Bradley, his bouts with Mosley and Miguel Cotto while also orchestrating the third and fourth scraps against Juan Manuel Marquez.
The selected judges for the fight were Burt Clements, Dave Moretti and Glenn Feldman.
So that's it folks..who are you going for? I'm putting my money on a Mayweather victory,i think Mayweather might even actually KNOCKOUT Pacquiao.But its gonna be tough,well,that's an understatement.The Mayweather vs Paquiano fight has captured the imagination of the world,not just the boxing world ,but the world in general.It's one of thsoe fights that transcends everything,nations,race,or sex..This is the big one and i can't wait!
Source Daily Mirror UK
Manny Pacquiao
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