SNL spoofs Mayweather-Pacquiao fight in cold open

Sunday May 3rd, 2015

Saturday Night Live spoofed Mayweather-Pacquiao in cold open.

SNL opened with an announcer introducing the two fighters, then revealed that this was an illegal stream.

Text rolled across the screen indicating that "Because this is a pirated broadcast of the fight, some of the visuals may appear distorted. For example, Floyd Mayweather may appear slightly taller, while Manny Pacquiao may appear to be a white woman with a fake goatee and a t-shirt.

The sketch alluded to celebrities Mark Wahlberg and P. Diddy and featured a cameo by Kate McKinnon as Justin Bieber. The open ended with several of the actors leaving "to go watch the actual fight in Wiz Khalifa's dressing room.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide — from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Grant Wahl, Andy Staples and more — delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.