Friday May 1st, 2015

One of the biggest fights in boxing history will take place Saturday in Las Vegas, when the long-awaited welterweight world unification bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally occurs.

Mayweather (47-0, 26 KOs) will put his WBC and WBA crowns on the line, while Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) is looking to defend his WBO title. Mayweather, 38, last fought in September, scoring a unanimous decision in a rematch with Marcos Maidana. The 36-year old Pacquiao beat Chris Algieri in December, earning a unanimous decision in the fight.

Be sure to check out the rest of's coverage of the fight, including Greg Bishop and Chris Mannix's exclusive look at the six-year negotiation that made the fight possible. Pacquiao's trainer also broke down how he is trying to find a blueprint for beating Mayweather, and created an interactive feature on the 25 greatest super fights in boxing history. SI also tried out Mayweather's new-age training device, the Cryosauna and spoke with his bodyguards about how they keep Floyd safe. 

Full information about the fight and how to watch is below. 

How to watch

Date: May 2

Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas

Main PPV Undercard: Starts 9 p.m. ET

Mayweather-Pacquiao start time: Approximately 11:30 p.m. ET

Live stream: No free live stream

Odds: Mayweather 1-2, Pacquiao 8-5

TV: Pay-per-view courtesy of HBO, Showtime ($89-$100), Sky Box Office (UK)

Television viewers can get more fight information here.

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