HBO and Showtime have teamed up to collect all the cash from the highly anticipated Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight.
CBS Corp. President Leslie Moonves told the Hollywood Reporter:
“It would be a tragedy [if] the two best fighters of their generation missed an opportunity for a great fight.”
He broke the ice by sending a message to Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach and his promoter Bob Arum. Although he and Roach had a falling out awhile back, Moonves knew that a Mayweather/Pacquiao fight would be the fight of the decade. Moonves stated:
“We’re trying to build the sport. Five years from now, I would love to see 10 guys who we really want to see fight as opposed to two today. That is definitely a goal, and I hope that can be accomplished. And there are millions of boxing fans who are hoping for the same thing.”
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