The undefeated world champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is going to face Manny Pacquiao in a fight named as “Fight of the Century”. The fight will be held in Las Vegas on May 2 2015 and it will be the richest fight in boxing history. Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao contest is one of the most anticipated clashes in the history of the sports. It is a billion dollars fight in which Mayweather will receive the lion’s share of a 60-40 money split in a fight. He could gross up to $400 million. Both boxers, eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao and undefeated five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. have signed the contract. WBA (Super), WBC, WBO, The Ring Welterweight titles are one the line in Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao “Fight of the Century” contest.
Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao “Fight of the Century” Statistics Comparison
|Floyd Mayweather Jr.||Manny Pacquiao|
|Nickname||Pretty Boy Money TBE (The Best Ever).||Pac-Man, The Mexicutioner, The Destroyer.|
|Weight||147 lb (67 kg)||147 lb (67 kg)|
|Recognition||The Ring No. 1 ranked pound-for-pound
Unified WBA (Super), WBC, The Ring welterweight and light middleweight champion.5-division world champion.
|The Ring No. 3 ranked pound-for-pound
WBO welterweight champion.
8-division world champion.
The winner of the “Fight of the Century” will receive a newly created belt by the WBC. The total worth of the belt is about $1 million. It is an exact replica of the current belt, except it has hundreds of emeralds in place of the gold plating for the center logo. The green colored belt also contains the faces of both Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. The belt also contains the faces of the boxing legend Muhammad Ali and former WBC president, José Sulaimán.