Mayweather and Pacquiao presented “The fight of the century”

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Mayweather and Pacquiao presented “The fight of the century”

Mayweather and Pacquiao presented “The fight of the century”

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Mayweather and Pacquiao presented “The fight of the century”

Mayweather-Pacquiao press conference
Mayweather-Pacquiao press conference

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao were face to face at the press conference held in Los Angeles, to present the long-waited bout of May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Pacquiao was the first to take the floor. He thanked God, the promoters who made possible the fight “HBO, Showtime, Top Rank to make this fight real.”.

He said “I believe this is what you have been waiting for since five years ago, the fight is on and I’m excited to do it. I have to train a strong and will give the best on May 2″, and ended saying “thank you all for your trusting in me”.

Then came the turn of Mayweather, who is the WBA 147 lbs unified and the 154 lbs champion.

He thanked his father “an amazing trainer” and all the people involved to make possible the fight that “The world can’t miss”.

He stressed “the road has been long, but we are here now. On 2 may, ther will be the fight of the century. The best face the best.”

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Meanwhile, Pacquiao’s trainer, American Freddie Roach was clear and very concise to say “we have waited this opportunity for a long time. We’re going against the best. We are going to kick her ass. Sorry Floyd”.

Leonard Ellerbe made the introduction to the Conference and made it clear that both parties put on their effort to make the fight real, and reach a satisfactory agreement. He stressed that “it will be the biggest fight in history “, and said that everyone is satisfied by making it reality.

Bob Arum compared the fight with events other major events like the Super Bowl, even the Olympics for its significance and global attention next May 2, and said, “The whole world will watch it. This will be great for the boxing world on May 2″, he turned to greet the champion Mayweather, shook hand and said” we are all a big family right Floyd? “.

HBO and the Hotel MGM Grand Las Vegas representatives, site of the event, said it is important for both companies to realize the much-anticipated bout. Both have been part of the careers of Mayweather and Pacquiao, and said they will continue supporting the boxers.

Ellerbe closed the conference sang that tickets will range from $1500 to $7500.


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