Houston boxing fans ready for Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight

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Floyd Mayweather will fight Manny Pacquiao Saturday night (AP Photo/John Locher)

Boxing fans across Houston cannot wait until tomorrow's fight between Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Manny "Pac Man" Pacquiao. The two powerhouses square off in Las Vegas in a pay-per-view event expected to draw in millions of people.

At Baby Bull Boxing Academy on the East End, sport enthusiasts said the match up is all the talk. Former lightweight champion Juan Diaz echoed a sentiment heard time and time again. He said his guy goes with Mayweather for the win, his heart wants Pacquiao.

"It's the fight of the century because there has been no other fighter than Floyd Mayweather. He's proven it 46 times. He's undefeated," said Diaz. "Nobody has been able to touch him. That being said, there has not been another fighter like Manny Pacquio as well."

Finding a spot across Houston to watch the fight might prove challenging. Not all sports bar plan to show the fight because of the cost.

The Marque in CityCentre plans to open to the public for the fight. It's a ticketed event, and more information can be found by clicking here.

The Associated Press estimated Mayweather may earn more than 180 million dollars for the fight. Pacquiao may earn more than 120 million dollars.
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