Filipino boxing phenomenon Manny Pacquiao has been persistent in pursuing a bout with legendary boxer Mayweather. Rumours have surrounded this hotly desired matchup for years, but for the longest time there had been nary a word regarding any solid details of when it would happen.
Finally, after years of talk on behalf of both boxers, and much speculations as to why the match has not happened as yet, the fight will finally happen. Pacquiao has taken a stance, with a strategy that has made Mayweather come forth and demanded that his next bout will be against the Philippine. Just hours after a televised interview Mayweather announced that his boxing match against Pacquiao will be on May 2nd, 2015 and fans can’t wait.
According to media sources this bout will only happen if Mayweather gets the larger cut of the money invested in this match.
Since 2012 there has been much speculation around this fight and an estimated $200 Million on the line for this match, more than any boxing match anticipated. If this boxing match takes place it will be considered one of the wealthiest boxing matches in history.
While money seems to be the main concern for Mayweather, Pacquiao is insistent that he promises to give the fans what they have been waiting for. In addition he concludes that this fight is all about leaving a legacy that will live on forever and Brad Reifler can’t wait to see if he delivers.