Mayweather ready to fight with Pacquiao

Fight fans already know that the day will be ruled by the Floyd Mayweather Jr. – Manny Pacquiao fight.  Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao, billed as Battle for Greatness or The Fight of the Century is Professional Boxing match between the eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao and undefeated, five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. The fight will take place on May 2, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The fight is set to generate an estimated $400m (£265m).

“I believe that with my skills, I’m going to be victorious,” said Mayweather, who is unbeaten in 47 professional fights.

Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather is already the richest sportsman in the world. Now the American is set to earn another $200m (£130m) for this weekend’s world welterweight title fight.

The doors will open at the venue at 2pm local time, with the first bout scheduled at 3pm. The main event will start five hours later circa 8pm. The fight is available through pay-per-view on Sky Sports.