Mayweather vs. Pacquiao - May 2, 2015

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Event Shatters Records for PPV Buys, PPV Revenue, Live Gate and More

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Event Shatters Records for PPV Buys, PPV Revenue, Live Gate and More

NEW YORK (May 12, 2015) -The boxing blockbuster event, Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, shattered the previous record for total pay-per-view buys and now ranks as the highest-grossing pay-per-view of all time.  Initial reports from distributors indicate that the event generated more than 4.4 million U.S. buys and more than $400 million in domestic pay-per-view revenue alone.  With additional revenue from the live gate at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, international television distribution, sponsorships, closed circuit and merchandise sales, the event is expected to generate in excess of $500 million in gross worldwide receipts.  The news was announced jointly by Showtime Networks Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, and HBO in conjunction with event promoters Mayweather Promotions and Top Rank, Inc.  


A Dozen Things You Didn’t Know About Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao

A Dozen Things You Didn’t Know About Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao

LAS VEGAS (April 24, 2015) – There is just over one week until Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao square off for their epic welterweight championship showdown taking place Saturday, May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena that will be co-produced and co-distributed by HBO Pay-Per-View® and SHOWTIME PPV® beginning at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT.


Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Official Weigh-In To Benefit Susan G. Komen & The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center For Brain Health

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Official Weigh-In To Benefit Susan G. Komen & The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center For Brain Health

LAS VEGAS (April 23, 2015) – The official weigh-in for the world championship matchup between Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is set for Friday, May 1 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Due to the expected demand for access to this event, fans will be required to purchase a ticket ahead of time in order to attend the weigh-in.  All funds raised through ticket sales will benefit Susan G. Komen and the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health on behalf of the promotion. 


Live Event and Closed Circuit Tickets For Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao On Sale Thursday, April 23

Live Event and Closed Circuit Tickets For Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao On Sale Thursday, April 23

LAS VEGAS (April 22, 2015) – Tickets for the highly anticipated world championship showdown between Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao taking place Saturday, May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena will be available tomorrow for both in-arena and closed circuit viewing.


Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao’s Hollywood Media Workout Attracts Record Media Turnout

Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao’s Hollywood Media Workout Attracts Record Media Turnout

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (April 16, 2015) – It was Manny Media Mania at Wednesday's media workout for Fighter of the Decade, eight-division world champion and boxing superhero Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO.  Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs), who represents the Sarangani province in the Philippines, hosted a Hollywood Media Workout with his Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach and Hall of Promoter Bob Arum.    
 


Floyd “Money” Mayweather Las Vegas Workout Quotes and Photos

Floyd “Money” Mayweather Las Vegas Workout Quotes and Photos

LAS VEGAS (April 15, 2015) – More than 200 accredited press members from around the world descended upon Mayweather Boxing Club for Tuesday’s Floyd Mayweather Media Day. It was the 11-time world champion Mayweather’s first and only open training session before his welterweight world championship unification mega-showdown against Manny Pacquiao on Saturday, May 2, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas live on pay-per-view. 
 


HBO Sports Presents Mayweather/Pacquiao: At Last, Detailing the Road to the Most-Anticipated Fight of the Modern Era, Debuting Saturday, April 18, Exclusively On HBO

HBO Sports Presents Mayweather/Pacquiao: At Last, Detailing the Road to the Most-Anticipated Fight of the Modern Era, Debuting Saturday, April 18, Exclusively On HBO

NEW YORK (March 31, 2015) – HBO Sports, widely recognized for its engaging storytelling presentations and winner of ten George F. Peabody Awards for broadcast excellence, has begun production on the one-hour special MAYWEATHER/PACQUIAO: AT LAST, detailing the nearly six-year journey to the most-anticipated fight of the modern era, the May 2 Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao blockbuster welterweight unification title bout.
 
Debuting SATURDAY, APRIL 18 (11:45 p.m.-12:45 a.m. ET/PT), immediately following the previously announced “HBO Boxing After Dark®” doubleheader beginning at 9:45 p.m., the film, narrated by Liev Schreiber, chronicles the biggest challenge of Manny Pacquiao’s stellar pro career. A special prime time replay will air on Thursday, April 23 (9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ET/PT). MAYWEATHER/PACQUIAO: AT LAST combines new and archival material to look at what is expected to be the most lucrative bout in the sport’s history. 


SHOWTIME Sports to Chronicle the Most Anticipated Event of the Year With “Inside Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao”

SHOWTIME Sports to Chronicle the Most Anticipated Event of the Year With “Inside Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao”

NEW YORK (March 27, 2015)SHOWTIME Sports® offers viewers exclusive access to Floyd “Money” Mayweather and the most anticipated event of the year with “INSIDE MAYWEATHER vs. PACQUIAO,” an intimate four-part documentary series chronicling the life of the perennial pound-for-pound champion as he navigates his collision course with Manny PacquiaoEpisode 1 premieres on Saturday, April 18 immediately following the live SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® doubleheader featuring Mexican superstar Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.    
 
INSIDE MAYWEATHER vs. PACQUIAO delivers a unique perspective of the compelling and popular Mayweather in the weeks leading up to the biggest prizefight of this generation.  In the fourth installment, Epilogue, SHOWTIME Sports focuses the distinct and Sports Emmy Award-winning spotlight on the unpredictable drama of fight week, takes viewers inside the ropes on fight night, and into the mind of the fighter in the aftermath of the bout. 


Floyd Mayweather To Take On Manny Pacquiao May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Live on Pay-Per-View

Floyd Mayweather To Take On Manny Pacquiao May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Live on Pay-Per-View

LAS VEGAS (March 11, 2015) – Sports fans will be treated to the fight that has captured the attention of the entire world when boxing’s pound-for-pound king Floyd “Money” Mayweather steps into the ring to face eight-division world champion Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao in an epic welterweight world championship unification bout. The much-anticipated mega-fight will take place Saturday, May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Top Rank Inc., the pay-per-view telecast will be co-produced and co-distributed by SHOWTIME PPV® and HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/ 6:00 p.m. PT.



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