What’s Worth Watching: Previewing the Main Event

Mayweather and  Pacquiao
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Mayweather and Pacquiao

Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, “Episode 3” (Wednesday, April 29, 10/9c, Showtime)

It’s been billed as “The Fight of the Century.” On Saturday, May 2, world champions Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will enter the ring at the MGM Arena in Las Vegas for the most anticipated boxing match of all time.

But before the fists fly, tonight the gloves come off in the third hour of the Showtime docuseries Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, which gives viewers unprecedented access into the moments leading up to the throw down. The fighters share intimate details about their workout regimens, the inner circles tasked with caring for the champions, and their predictions about the main event, which is guaranteed to provide both men with a historic payday upwards of $150 million and attempt to revitalize the sport of boxing in the United States. No matter the result, this fight is guaranteed to be a knockout.