February 26, 2015
A huge announcement in the sport of boxing was announced over the weekend. The much anticipated fight between Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao is finally set to happen on May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight has been so anticipated that the venue sold out in only 15 minutes after the bout was officially announced. Fans of the dying sport have been waiting to see this fight take place for over a decade. Despite the sport not being incredibly popular, numerous students here at school are excited. “All the trash talking done by Manny really helped build up the hype, it made me even more excited to see it.” said senior Evan Mellone. The sheer magnitude of this fight is so incredible that many believe it alone could save the sport of boxing. Being listed as the top two ranked pound-for-pound fighters in the sport is only adding to the hype. This fight is projected to be the biggest event in the history of the sport. So if you get the chance to watch it on May 2nd you should definitely jump at the opportunity. It will be more than just a fight, it will be a grand spectacle.