Pacquaio vs Mayweather 'Fight of the Century': Only one winner for UAE residents
Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao is the fan favourite to beat American Floyd Mayweather in the mega showdown on May 2 in Las Vegas.
A majority of those who participated in a month-long poll conducted by Emirates 24|7 believe that 'Pacman' will not only win but he will knockout the unbeaten Mayweather.
With just a few days remaining for what is billed as the 'richest bout in boxing history', an overwhelming majority of 80 per cent of Emirates 24|7 readers are backing Pacquiao.
Out of this, 60 per cent are convinced that 36 year-old Pacquiao, who is 57-5 with two drawn and 38 knockouts, will shattered 47-0 (26 knockouts) unbeaten record of Mayweather.
Only 19 per cent gave Mayweather a chance of winning, while two per cent felt it could be a draw.
In the opinion poll, the question asked was: Who will win? And how?
Readers had five options:
a) Floyd by knockout
b) Floyd by points
c) Manny by knockout
d) Manny by points
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