It’s OFFICIAL!!! Floyd Mayweather will square off against Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd, in one of the most anticipated fights in boxing history.
Mayweather took to his profile on the app Shots, of which he is an investor, on Friday (Feb. 2) to make the official announcement.
“What the world has been waiting for has arrived,” he wrote, alongside an image of the signed contract. “Mayweather vs. Pacquiao on May 2, 2015, is a done deal. I promised the fans we would get this done, and we did. We will make history on May 2nd. Don’t miss it! This is the signed contract from both fighters.”
The announcement comes after weeks of negotiations, speculation and rumors. Further details were unknown, but the fight will reportedly take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Also, word is the deal is a 60/40 split in favor of Mayweather.