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Watch Mayweather vs Pacquiao Fight Sat. @3PM [VIDEO]

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Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will fight on Saturday May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Doors open at the venue at 2pm local time, with the first fight at 3pm and the main event five hours later at around 8pm.

THE MONEY

$300m – The estimated purse split 60 per cent for Mayweather and 40 per cent to Pacquiao
$321.43 – The amount Mayweather’s personal chef spent on junk food weeks before the fight
2/1 – The best odds available on Pacquiao to win the fight; Mayweather is 6/11
$2 – The amount Pacquiao was paid per fight when he was growing up in the Philippines
$250,000 – The amount wagered between Diddy and Mark Wahlberg on the fight
$600m – Mayweather’s career earnings after his fight against Pacquiao
$150 – The cost to watch the fight on closed circuit television at an MGM property
£19.95 – The cost of watching the fight on Sky Sports in the United Kingdom
$99.95 – The cost fans in America must pay to watch the fight on HBO or Showtime
$74m – The expected revenue from tickets which were priced between $1,500 and $10,000
$10 – The price of a ticket for the weigh-in with proceeds going to charity
$5.6m – The amount paid by the beer Tecate to sponsor the fight
$10,000 – Referee Kenny Bayless’ salary for taking charge of the fight

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THE FIGHTERS

47 – The number of fights, and victories, Mayweather has had as a professional
55.3 per cent – Mayweather’s knockout percentage, his last came in 2011
62 – The number of fights Pacquiao has had since turning professional
66.6 per cent – The number of knockouts the Filipino has recorded
39 – The average number of punches thrown by Mayweather per round during his career
66 – The average number of punches thrown by Pacquiao in each round in his career
74 – The combined age of the two fighters (Mayweather is 38, Pacquiao is 36)
5.8m – The number of Twitter followers Mayweather has; Pacquiao has 1.8m
309 – The number of miles Pacquiao travelled in his battle bus from Los Angeles to Las Vegas

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THE FIGHT

36 – The number of minutes each man will spend in the ring if the fight goes the distance
5 – The number of years since the fight was first seriously discussed
147lb – The welterweight limit both fighters must not exceed on the scales
3 million – The estimated number of pay-per-view buys. The record is 2.4m

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TICKETS

60 seconds – The time it took for the 500 tickets sold to the public to be snapped up
$351,005.25 – The cost of a ringside ticket on secondary side StubHub!

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THE VENUE

16,500 – The capacity at the MGM Grand for Saturday’s fight
9,000 – The number of people employed by the MGM Grand, almost two to every three guests
18,000 – The number of accreditation requests from the media – only 1,500 were approved
100,000 – The number of people expected at the MGM Grand over Friday and Saturday
7,000 – The number of rooms and suites at the MGM Grand

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