Floyd Mayweather will storm to a comfortable knock-out victory over Manny Pacquiao, according to his father and trainer
The wait is almost over, as Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Manny Pacquiao enter the final stages of their preparation before finally meeting in Las Vegas’ MGM Grand ring on May 2nd.
When ‘Money’ Mayweather and ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao touch gloves in the centre of the ring, both 10-time world champions will be watched by a global audience, with the bout expected to be highest grossing in boxing history.
American Mayweather will aim to extend his unwavered 47-0 fighting record against the ferocious Filipino, who is a best priced 11/2 with Bet365 to secure what would be a shock victory by knock-out or TKO.
Although, ‘Pretty Boy’ Floyd, who will be fighting in his home town, has been backed to down ‘the Filipino Slugger’ on home soil by his trainer and father.
“I’m going to give you the honest truth. Floyd may be working a little bit harder than he normally would,” Mayweather Snr said.
“It’s not a strategy, it’s not a plan, it’s nothing. He’s just a normal opponent who is going to get his ass whupped.
“In a situation like this we take it serious. If I see somebody say he’s going to whup me, I’m going to take it serious. He is totally prepared and we’re going to make sure we run Pacquiao out of this town.”
Despite having rallied to an undisputed 47 professional career wins, only 26 of those Mayweather match-ups have been ended early, compared to Pacquiao’s emphatic 38 stoppages. The five-division world champion is 7/1 with Betfred to inflict his Filipino counterpart with a knock-out defeat in Vegas.
Asked how confident he was in his son’s chances of victory, Mayweather Snr stated: “100 per cent.”
Confidence is clearly high in the Mayweather camp with the ‘Fight of the Century’ fast approaching, as American favourite Floyd prepares to test his agile defensive qualities against the staying power of Filipino great ‘Pacman’.
Betting tip: Mayweather to win by KO @ 7/1 with Betfred