After five years of hype, the much-anticipated mega fight of the century is finally over. Pacquiao, wearing the world’s most expensive shorts will enter the ring first while Mayweather who is using a $25,000 mouthguard will came after. PacMan’s shorts alone will carry sponsorship worth $2.25 million.
In this fight, Floyd will get 60% of the revenue while Manny gets 40%, 60/40 split. There is no rematch clause in the contract, this is a one fight deal. However, HBO & Showtime did mention if it warranted a rematch they would be willing to make it happen. The Nevada State Athletic Commission unanimously approved Kenny Bayless as referee and Burt Clements, Dave Moretti and Glenn Feldman as judges for the “Fight of the Century.” Fans will have to pay out $89-$100 to watch the fight on HBO or Showtime PPV.
Apparently, Gail Banawis, 19-year-old Filipino-American, has been chosen by Manny Pacquiao to perform the Philippine national anthem. Jamie Foxx will sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” for Mayweather. Celebrity stars like Mariah Carey, Mark Wahlberg, P Diddy, Keanu Reeves, Justin Bieber, Sly Stallone, Jamie Foxx, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lil’ Kim, Katie Couric, David Hasselhoff, Robert Shapiro, 50 Cent, Ronda Rousey, LeBron James, Mario Lopez Jnr, Jay Z and Beyonce, Karl Malone, Snoop Dogg, Micky Rourke and more are expected in this biggest event.
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