Floyd Mayweather opens as betting favorite vs. Manny Pacquiao
Floyd Mayweather has opened as the betting favorite vs. Manny Pacquiao, according to Sportsbook.
Mayweather announced Friday that he and Pacquiao will finally fight each other on May 2 at MGM Grand. At the time of the announcement Sportsbook listed Mayweather as the favorite at -295, while Pacquiao is +230.
The two are widely considered their generation's best pound-for-pound fighters.
Mayweather, 37, holds a 47-0 record with 26 KOs after he beat Marco Maidana in September. Pacquiao, 36, is 57-5-2 with 38 KOs after he defeated Chris Algieri in November. - Molly Geary
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