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Floyd Mayweather tops Manny Pacquiao at boxing box office, but 'Pac Man' eats up sponsorship 'Money'

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Undefeated boxing sensation Floyd Mayweather Jr. gets top billing -- and top payout -- for his upcoming pay-per-view (PPV) super fight against Manny Pacquiao, which takes place on May 2, 2015 inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

But he's playing second fiddle in the sponsorship bucks.

That's because "Pac Man" is eating up all the sponsorship "Money," according to Forbes.com, putting pen to paper for Foot Locker, Butterfinger, Wonderful Pistachio, and Nike, just to name a few. Mayweather, meanwhile, has no personal sponsors -- though event sponsors like Tecate help generate PPV buys through gratuitous marketing campaigns.

And with a 60/40 split, that means more moolah for Junior, and less lame-ass publicity.

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao is expected to become the biggest boxing fight of all time, even if it's five years late, and will either cement the "Money" legacy, or leave it short-changed. But if "Pac Man" does emerge victorious, please don't ask him for a selfie.

Unless you're this person.

For more on "Mayweather vs. Pacquiao" fight, including the latest updates click here. SB Nation also has a comprehensive "Pacquiao vs. Mayweather" news stream right here. And to check out a "Mayweather-Pacquiao" fight video preview click here.

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