Day 6

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: the story behind the rivalry

Should you believe the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao hype? Boxing insider Charles Farrell take on what's been dubbed the "fight of the century", and on the backstory to the matchup.
Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, will meet Manny Pacquiao, right, on May 2, 2015 in a welterweight showdown that will be boxing's richest fight ever. (Alastair Grant, Rick Bowmer/The Associated Press)

Next Saturday, boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao face off in what's being called "the fight of the century". It's also the richest purse in the sport's history, with each athlete expected to net at least $100-million. Boxing insider Charles Farrell explains the backstory to this fight and whether you should believe the hype surrounding it.