The epical boxing match between Floyd Mayweather (Jr) & Emmanuel Pacquiao, staged on 2nd May, 2015 got the tag of the “match of the century”. Mayweather out-shadowed his competitor after 12 rounds in closer margins. This match proved to be highly successful commercially and at the end, it was the game of boxing that was the winner.
Once the date was confirmed at the early stages of the ongoing year, the boxing lovers round the world keep counting for the arrival of 2nd day of May, while the boxing world would witness the epical fight between two of the best boxers ever, Floyd Mayweather (Jr) & Emmanuel Pacquiao. This fight was conceived by the boxing lovers so passionately that it was tagged as “the fight of the century”. The fight got staged at the arena of MGM Grand-Garden, Las Vegas.
About the two Protagonists of the show:-
It would be really impossible to draw a fine line of segregation between Floyd Mayweather (Jr) & Emmanuel Pacquiao. While Mayweather holds the credit of being a 5-divison global champion, holding 11 major titles under his belt, his competitor Pacquiao displays equal brilliance on his career vitae. He is, till date, the only boxer who managed to achieve eight-division-world championship. Pacquiao is also the only boxer who holds the title of “lineal championship” in 4 separate weight categories.
The Excitements In Public:-
Once the profile of the two boxers had been discussed, the reasons for such excitements and enthusiasm around the event get justified. It is obvious that when two such fighters would face each other for a decider of the better among the best, it is obvious that the world would look forward to such an event.
Days keep ticking and eventually the big day arrived. The area accommodated only about 16000 heads and some billions of human eyes got tuned to the television set to witness the event. The day being weekend, the boxing lovers got some extra advantage to adjust their schedules with this event.
How the Battle went and the Verdict of the Jury:-
Eventually, the match started and the duo just springs over each other with the determination of tearing the other down to pieces. The two stuck to their individual strengths and as obvious few of the rounds were dominated by Mayweather while Pacquiao dominated over the others. The fight went for 12 rounds, at the end of which Mayweather had the last smile wining by the margins of 118-110, 116-112 and 116-112. The score line perfectly reflects the challenge the duo offered each other before the verdict from the jury came out. With this win, Mayweather retained his unbeaten status over the last 48 fights he fought.
From a commercial perspective, the match was crowned sit success. The organizers were able to raise over 400 millions US$. The boxing admires, felt themselves lucky to get the chance to witness such an electrifying battle between the Trojans. Events of this caliber come very rare and when it finally comes, it is a big moment for all parties concerned, the player, the organizers, the viewers and overall the lethally-beautiful game of boxing. But a big credit of this fight goes to the champion’s good boxing gloves too which helped them to bang the other partner in the ring. You can read more on this which gloves wear during the fight between Pacquiao and Mayweather at top-boxing-gloves.com