Boxing fans all over the world were given a special Easter treat this week as the first official promotion video for the Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao fight was released.

The 30-second commercial trailer filmed with both fighters in Los Angeles last month touts what could be the biggest fight in boxing history which takes place on Saturday, May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Pay-per-view providers are expected to provide unprecedented backing in marketing this event as 11-time, five division world champion Mayweather finally takes on eight division world champion Pacquiao.

Boxing experts predict the fight could be the richest in boxing history, possibly generating in excess of $300 million.

 

Mayweather v Pacquiao – The richest fight in sports history

by Nilesh Deshmukh time to read: 1 min