Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao, billed as the Fight of the Century, or the Battle for Greatness, was a professional boxing match between undefeated five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao.wikipedia
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MGM Grand Garden Arena

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It took place on May 2, 2015, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The arena is well known for numerous professional boxing superfights, such as Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson II, Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather, Oscar De La Hoya vs. Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather vs. Saúl Álvarez and Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao.

Pay-per-view

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The fight was televised through a pay-per-view (PPV) jointly produced by HBO and Showtime, the respective rightsholders of Pacquiao and Mayweather.
The record stood until 2015 before it was broken by Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao in a fight dubbed as the "Fight of the Century" on May 2, 2015 which generated 4.6 million ppv buys and a revenue of over $400 million.

Kenny Bayless

Kenny Bayless served as the in-ring referee, as chosen by the Nevada Athletic Commission.
He is best known for having refereed many of the sport's superfights, including Manny Pacquiao vs. Ricky Hatton, Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr., Ricky Hatton vs. Paulie Malignaggi, Miguel Cotto vs. Antonio Margarito, Manny Pacquiao vs. Miguel Cotto, Canelo Álvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin, as well as Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao.

Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao, billed as the Fight of the Century, or the Battle for Greatness, was a professional boxing match between undefeated five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao.
This was far less than the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight which grossed $72 million from a paid attendance of 16,219 in 2015, despite claims from Ellerbe and Mayweather that it did more than $80 million.

Periscope (app)

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Due to the record high price of the PPV, the fight was also widely broadcast through unauthorized online streams on services such as Periscope.
These issues were magnified further by a professional boxing event on 2 May 2015, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao, which was televised via a pay per view that cost approximately US$90, but saw wide unauthorized distribution through streams of various quality on Periscope.

The Ring magazine Event of the Year

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The failure to arrange the Mayweather–Pacquiao fight was named the 2010 Event of the Year by The Ring.

Jesse Hart

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In May 2015, Hart fought Mike Jimenez in the undercard of Mayweather-Pacquiao.

Brad Solomon

Solomon fought on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao.

Adrián Granados

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Granados fought on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao, where he lost to Brad Solomon by split decision.

Professional boxing

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao, billed as the Fight of the Century, or the Battle for Greatness, was a professional boxing match between undefeated five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao.
Long negotiations finally culminated in the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight on May 2, 2015, six years after negotiation first began and resulted in estimated revenues of $450,000,000.

Manny Pacquiao

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao, billed as the Fight of the Century, or the Battle for Greatness, was a professional boxing match between undefeated five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao.
It was revealed following Mayweather vs. Pacquiao that Pacquiao had sustained an undisclosed injury to his right shoulder while training and that while it had healed in time for the fight, he re-injured it during the 4th round.

Léo Santa Cruz

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His opponent was announced as Mexican Jose Cayetano (17-3, 8 KOs) in a scheduled 10 round bout on the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao super fight undercard at the MGM Grand Arena.

Vasyl Lomachenko

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The fight was announced to take place on 2 May 2015 on the under-card of Mayweather-Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Max Kellerman

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Max Kellerman (HBO) and Jim Gray (Showtime) covered the locker rooms of Pacquiao and Mayweather, respectively.
In May 2015, Kellerman covered the Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao boxing match for HBO.

HBO World Championship Boxing

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As both Pacquiao and Mayweather had exclusive relationships with the broadcasters at the time of the fight, the telecast of the fight was a joint production between HBO and Showtime.

Stephen Espinoza

However, members from both sides, including Bob Arum and Stephen Espinoza, refuted the report, saying that the deal had not been finalized yet and that negotiations on what would be a joint pay-per-view (Showtime-HBO) telecast of the fight were still clearing out the last significant issues before the deal could be finalized.
Espinoza was also reportedly "instrumental" in the Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao fight.

Gamalier Rodríguez

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Rodríguez fought Vasyl Lomachenko for the WBO featherweight world title on the Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao undercard.

Mike Jimenez

Jimenez fought Jesse Hart for the USBA Super Middleweight title on the undercard of Mayweather-Pacquiao.

The Burger King

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The King, a mascot of fast food chain Burger King, was among Mayweather's entourage entering the arena.
Five years later, the company brought back the King in May 2015 with a paid appearance as a member of Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s entourage before the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight.

World Boxing Association

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The WBA called this the Man of Triumph belt, named after the trophy awarded to the winner of Mayweather–Pacquiao fight.

Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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The fight broke PPV viewership records in the United States, with 4.6 million buys and over $410 million in revenue, surpassing the previous $150 million revenue record set by Floyd Mayweather vs. Saúl Álvarez, the 2.48 million buy record set by 2007's Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr., and a pre-fight estimate of $270 million from 3 million households.
Until, it was surpassed in 2015 by Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, which generated more than 400 million dollars from 4.6 million households in PPV buys.

Café Puro

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Among them were long-time sponsors, such as Air Asia, Cafe Puro, and Motolite.
Café Puro has sponsored many of Manny Pacquiao's boxing fights and was, along with Nike and Air Asia, one of the main sponsors of his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Quintuple champion

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao, billed as the Fight of the Century, or the Battle for Greatness, was a professional boxing match between undefeated five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao.

Octuple champion

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao, billed as the Fight of the Century, or the Battle for Greatness, was a professional boxing match between undefeated five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao.