The showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather was dubbed to be the fight of the century. It was not only because two of the world’s greatest fighters would rumble inside the ring, but because of the show being studded with big names in the entertainment industry.
The fight was said to have been in the making for more than five years, reported F.Sports. The report went on saying that the total revenue for the showdown could reach a hefty US$400 million. This was after an estimated three million viewers paid pay-per-view subscriptions.
Aside from the intense paychecks that Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather would be receiving, the breathtaking match was further strengthened with celebrities taking a seat on ring side. Among those present during the fight were Puff Daddy, Snoop Dogg, Jay-Z and Beyonce who captivated the audience with her red, plunging neckline, pantsuit.
Floyd Mayweather’s buddy, Justin Bieber, was also present during the fight. Bieber even joined the boxer during the prefight walk along MGM Grand Garden Arena. Justin was also spotted to be at the REHAB pool party in Rock Hotel before the fight where he hung out with Shanina Shaik, a Victoria’s Secret model.
Manny Pacquiao was also joined by late night host Jimmy Kimmel who wore a black shirt with a chomping pacman logo.
Ben Affleck, Drew Barrymore and Tom Brady were also spotted among the audience. Meanwhile, Christina Milian and Lil Wayne were also seen during the fight, showing a little bit of affection towards each other, reported Yahoo! Jake Gyllenhaal, Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill were also present during the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather.
As stars flock the MGM Grand Arena in Vegas, we couldn’t help but notice one bizarre “celebrity” walking alongside Floyd Mayweather. The Burger King walked with Mayweather’s entourage, overshadowing the “mature” Bieber who was seen wearing a gray suit with nicely combed hair.
The Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather fight ended with a unanimous decision from the judges in favor of Mayweather.
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