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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao tickets still not for sale because 'reasons'

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It's the hottest ticket in town.

Well, it would be, if you could actually buy one. We're now less than two weeks before the biggest boxing event of the modern era and tickets for the "Mayweather Pacquiao" pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for May 2, 2015 inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, still haven't gone on sale.

And nobody has a solid explanation as to why, according to Yahoo! Sports.

Now, many of those fans are inside the two-week window for purchasing airfare. In some cases, they won't be able to afford it. In others, they're going to have to pay far more. Many fans have said on social media they're canceling their hotel reservations and changing plans to be in Las Vegas.

It seems certain that on fight night, there will be plenty of tickets available at or below face value. Even if the tickets go on sale by Wednesday morning, there simply isn't enough time for ticket brokers to sell them at the prices that had initially been discussed.

Some things, especially in boxing, never change.

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum is blaming Mayweather's adviser, Al Haymon. Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe, however, insists it's Arum who's meddling behind the scenes. Nobody at MGM Resorts International will comment on the situation or speak to the media, according to Kevin Iole.

Is the fight in jeopardy?

Probably not, but failing to sell out the MGM Grand for a fight of this magnitude would be incredibly embarrassing for all parties involved. Suddenly, that free seat possessed by Ronda Rousey doesn't sound like the golden ticket it was made out to be.

Tick-tock, tick-tock.

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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