Manny Pacquiao v Floyd Mayweather: the podcast about boxing's superfight

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When Manny Pacquiao and meet on May 2 in Las Vegas, it will be one of the biggest sporting events of the year. The fight will generate more money than the entire economy of Samoa, and each boxer will make around $100m – not bad for less than 45 minutes work.

After nearly seven years of anticipation, it’s nearly here, and boxing fans are in a state of feverish anticipation. The is your guide to everything to do with the fight of the century, from Floyd’s Instagram to Manny’s basketball career and everything in between, featuring experts from the fight game and beyond.

Five episodes are available below and you can subscribe in , or on for more shows before fight night – with HBO and Showtime’s hype documentaries starting this weekend there’s sure to be plenty to talk about.

There are three weeks left until fight night and it’s all happening. From the girl who bet her virginity on Mayweather to the rapper who got a TMT (The Money Team) Tattoo on his face, we have you covered on all the Pacquiao v Mayweather news. We also have boxing historian on to talk legacy and whether heavyweight champions are any good at picking fights after Muhammad Ali went with Pacquiao and then changed his mind.

Pacquiao and Mayweather will fight for a World Boxing Council title belt encrusted with 3,000 emeralds and a World Boxing Association trophy plated in gold. Does that actually mean anything, though? ’ explains why boxing has so many titles and gets to the bottom of who the real champions are.

Manny got so many more knockouts before he found God. His trainer Freddie Roach says he’s looking for a biblical scholar who can recommend some passages advocating violence. So we tracked down the next best thing: the Guardian’s , who found a couple of Bible verses that are sure to turn Manny into a raging bull. We also spoke to wrestling writer about the fight’s good versus evil narrative.

Are high expectations the surest way to disappointment? We talk to author and Grantland editor to work out whether Pacquiao v Mayweather is worth the hype, while gives you some tips for maximising your enjoyment on fight night.

Just how big a deal is this fight anyway? ESPN announcer has a theory about why it’s the biggest in decades, while Filipino sports journalist (and Manny appreciator) says it’ll stop the Philippines for 48 hours.

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