For many years, boxing fans begged for a matchup between the two biggest stars in the sport at the time – Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. There were a few aborted attempts before, out of nowhere, the huge fight was finally booked for May 2nd, 2015.
And Showtime Sports has put out the full fight video for everyone to re-live.
As you probably remember if you follow boxing at all, the bout ended up being the highest-selling pay-per-view to day, doing approximately 4.6 million buys for over $410 million in revenue. It also did an astronomical gate of over 72 million.
On a personal note, I still remember very well doing play-by-play of the fight, because our site crashed multiple times due to demand.
Mayweather ended up winning a unanimous decision in the fight, which didn’t really live up to the immensely high standards that fans had for it going in. But it was entertaining, and it was a spectacle.
Check out the full video above.
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