Two of modern boxing’s greatest fighters are preparing to go head to head in the ring on May 2nd. Manny Pacquiao, an eight-division world champion with a 57-5-2 record, will face Floyd Mayweather Jr., a five-division world champion who boasts an undefeated record of 47-0. Both fighters made their way to the top of of the boxing world by dominating the competition, but have never faced each other before now.
After years of rumors and negotiations, the two fighters have finally signed the contract to fight. This is the matchup the boxing world has been waiting to see and is projected to be the richest fight in history. Pacquiao may just be Mayweathers toughest opponent to date. Can Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao defeat the most dominant figure in boxing, Floyd “Money” Mayweather?
Manny Pacquiao comes from the Philippines, where he began boxing at the age of 14. His talent was quickly noticed and Pacquiao began his professional career at the age of 16. He quickly rose through the ranks, and built his reputation as one of the best. His fighting style is difficult for the best fighters to defend against, and his speed is more then impressive. But Floyd Mayweather is as confident as they come, and has the record to back up a cocky attitude.
Mayweather is loved and hated. His flashy lifestyle is followed by millions, but his dedication to being the best boxer ever is impossible to not respect. Everyone has their opinion on the lifestyle Floyd chooses to live, but the man is an undeniable talent. His defense in the ring is top class, which makes it hard for his opponents to land shots. Time and time again Mayweather has defeated his opponents.The two fighters have been rigorously training for their upcoming super fight. Both will be in top physical form. Only time will tell who will claim the victory in this much anticipated fight of the century.