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Mexico Reportedly Gets the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Fight for Free

Entertainment | Gabe Zaldivar | April 29, 2015

Mexico Reportedly Gets the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Fight for Free

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Watching the upcoming bout between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather is an expensive enterprise, except in Mexico, where it’s free.

We all traipse ever so slowly to Saturday when the greatest fight of the century comes to bars and homes around the world. Granted, the century is all of 15 years old, and this bout is a few years past its prime.

Still, there is no doubt that boxing has its most intriguing clash in recent history available to the masses. The one caveat is that you must be willing to part with a sizable portion of cash for the fight.

Per ESPN, the fight will retail for $89.95 for standard definition with the real possibility that HD presentation is provided for an extra $10.

Just south of the U.S. border, the boxing bedlam will be presented on TV for free. So those traveling around the country should schedule their holidays accordingly.

The World Boxing Council (h/t stated as much in a release on its website: “For the very first time ever in Mexico, a boxing match will be broadcast by two TV networks. Televisa and Azteca must be recognized for their great commitment, for bringing to Mexico this bout for free. This has never, ever happened in any country of the world.”

Millions around the nation are asking a similar query to friends at the moment: “So where are you watching the fight?”

In an odd turn, Mexico just became the biggest house party in the world. Though we do have to note that sponsor Tecate is offering rebates to those who fork over wads of cash stateside.

Though this should intrigue those in San Diego who might ponder a day trip to watch the fight over the bill they might spend at home.

And, for those already vacationing in Cancun, Mexico City, or anywhere else in the country, you picked a fine time to kick your feet up in Mexico.

We imagine this fight will be plastered just about everywhere.

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