Mayweather-Pacquiao: At Last

By Boxing News on April 20, 2015
Mayweather-Pacquiao: At Last
Nothing earth-shattering is revealed, since there's nothing earth-shattering left to reveal.

The May 2 fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is fast approaching. The consensus number one and number two pound-for-pound fighters, after years of diddling about, are almost ready to get it on. Some call it the most important fight of all time. Others call it the most over-hyped fight of all time. But everyone agrees that it is the most expensive fight of all time, likely to generate hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue. The fight lacks global implications, unlike Louis-Schemling II. Not does it have the societal impact of a fight like Johnson-Jeffries. That being said, the bout is significant, in part, because it’s perceived as significant. This hour-long documentary is HBO’s singular and always superb take on the superfight between Mayweather and Pacquiao. Nothing earth-shattering is revealed, for the simple reason that there’s nothing earth-shattering left to reveal. But superior work speaks for itself, and HBO does not disappoint…

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