Boxing wanted Floyd Mayweather to fight Manny Pacquiao. We got this even before the sport started to lose its identity.
Mayweather was undoubtedly his super-fight with Manny Pacquiao in 2015 will stand the test of time – and it proved it.
“MayPac” remains the most significant sales with a pay-per-view of 4.6 million U.S. PPV purchases. In total, the fight in the world scored 5.7 million.
The decline in those numbers means Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have raised nearly $ 460 million in the U.S. and more than $ 500 million worldwide.
Mayweather was in a confident mood during the competition and there were only a few days left. He knew how big the fight was.
“I have nothing negative to say about Manny Pacquiao or Freddie Roach. People from different teams can say something. But when it comes to that, it comes down to two fighters, ”Mayweather said.
“I don’t focus on all the celebrations that are happening. I focus on being better than I can be. I do what I have to do in the gym.
“I never say“ this is my hardest fight ”or“ this is my easiest ”fight. I feel that Pacquiao is a competitor. In boxing, anything can happen.
“I always want to go out and be at my best.
“I have broken records before. Will we make record numbers again? Absolutely, ”he predicted.
Bob Arum, from whom Mayweather broke out to stand out on his own, took part in the clash together Pacquiao.
The Hall of Fame believed that the battle would take boxing to new heights. Unfortunately, this was not the case.
Boxing is struggling with its identity, as YouTubers and legends mutate PPV water only seven years later.
Floyd Mayweather and the Future
Arum thought the interest was great, but he knew little about the future.
“This is a great action with two great fighters. I hope this fight will help lift the rest of the boxing, ”Arum said.
“Based on the interest in this fight, the interest in boxing has increased, and it’s great.
“People spent a lot of time during this event watching Manny’s workout, but more importantly, watching Freddie teach.
“It’s great to see two guys on the same wave working on a strategy and then working it out in the ring.”
Mayweather continues to run out of money at will. While Pacquiao, the Philippine senator, left boxing to pursue his presidential dream.
Soon this sport could become unrecognizable without its superstars of generations facing a new era.
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