Floyd Mayweather Manny Pacquiao
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have won a total of 104 fights. Reuters

Arguably the most anticipated fight of all-time is scheduled for Saturday night in Las Vegas between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. The best boxers of their generation will square off at the MGM Grand in a bout that has caught the world’s attention like no other sporting event in quite some time.

Boxing has become very much a niche sport in recent years, but Mayweather vs. Pacquiao will draw in causal fans unlike any fight before. The fight will shatter PPV records, and the overall revenue could generate $400 million, doubling the previous mark.

Mayweather and Pacquiao are well-known across the U.S., but their status as household names has grown since the mega-fight was announced over two months ago. Mainstream news has made the fight a top story, and it seems like everyone is making a prediction.

Below are 50 quick facts about Mayweather, Pacquiao and the fight itself.

  1. Mayweather is from Grand Rapids, Michigan
  2. Pacquiao is from the Bukidnon province of Mindanao, Philippines
  3. Mayweather’s birth name is Floyd Joy Sinclair
  4. Pacquiao’s birth name is Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao
  5. Mayweather turned pro in 1996
  6. Pacquiao turned pro in 1995
  7. Mayweather has two sons (Koraun, Zion) and two daughters (Iyanna, Jirah)
  8. Pacquiao has three sons (Israel, Michael, Emmanuel) and two daughters (Mary Divine Grace, Queen Elizabeth)
  9. Pacquiao has been a congressman in the Philippines since 2010
  10. Mayweather is nearly two years older than Pacquiao
  11. Mayweather has been trained by both his father and uncle, both former boxers
  12. Floyd Mayweather Sr. considered training Oscar De La Hoya when De La Hoya fought his son
  13. Pacquiao is trained by Hall of Fame boxing trainer Freddie Roach
  14. Roach was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1990
  15. Mayweather’s career earnings topped $400 million after his last fight
  16. Pacquiao’s career earnings will surpass $400 million after Saturday
  17. Mayweather led all athletes with $105 million in earnings in 2013
  18. Pacquiao will be the ninth southpaw to face Mayweather
  19. Mayweather is 47-0 in his career
  20. Pacquiao is 57-5-2 in his career
  21. Mayweather’s last defeat came against Serafim Todorov at the 1996 Olympics
  22. Pacquiao was last beaten on Dec. 8, 2012 against Juan Manuel Marquez
  23. Mayweather has won championships in five different weight classes
  24. Pacquiao owns the record with titles in eight different weight classes
  25. Mayweather has just one knockout in his last eight fights
  26. Pacquiao totaled eight knockout victories from 2005 to 2009
  27. Mayweather is two victories away from tying Rocky Marciano’s perfect mark of 49-0
  28. Pacquiao’s last knockout victory came against Miguel Cotto in 2009
  29. Mayweather has a five-inch reach advantage on Pacquiao
  30. Pacquiao was favored when it looked like he’d fight Mayweather five years ago
  31. Mayweather has only had two rematches in his career
  32. Pacquiao has 12 more career knockout wins than Mayweather
  33. Only one judge has ever scored a fight for Mayweather’s opponent
  34. Pacquiao has lost by knockout three times
  35. Mayweather has been knocked down once in his career, doing so in a victory over Carlos Hernandez in 2001
  36. Pacquiao has won three straight fights by unanimous decision
  37. Saturday will be Mayweather’s 11th straight fight at the MGM Grand
  38. Pacquiao is 6-1 against American fighters
  39. Mayweather has not allowed an opponent to land more than 26 percent of his punches since winning the welterweight title in 2011
  40. Since his last loss, Pacquiao has connected with 708 punches while allowing his opponents to land just 387 punches
  41. Mayweather has landed an average of 206 punches in his last four fights, allowing opponents to land an average of 145 punches.
  42. Mayweather and Pacquiao have fought five of the same boxers
  43. Pacquiao has boxed 419 career rounds
  44. Mayweather has boxed 363 career rounds
  45. The WBA, WBO and WBC welterweight titles are on the line in Saturday’s fight
  46. The fight is expected to surpass the PPV record of 2.5 million buys
  47. The highest ticket price is a ringside seat listed at $100,000, according to Forbes.
  48. Tickets to the fight sold out in one minute
  49. Saturday’s ring will be 400 square feet (20’ x 20’)
  50. Jim Lampley, Al Bernstein and Roy Jones Jr. will broadcast the fight