So, how come there are no tickets available for the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao super fight, which goes down in less than two weeks (Sat., May 2, 2015) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada?
Probably because Mayweather and Pacquiao have yet to sign their contracts.
That puts the biggest boxing fight of all time in a state of limbo as the promoters bicker over who gets what, something that was thought to be ironed out many weeks ago when this co-promoted pay-per-view (PPV), split between HBO and Showtime, was first agreed on.
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN.com on Tuesday that he wasn't signing the contract that he received a draft of on April 15 because it wasn't what he agreed to when the MGM, Mayweather Promotions and he signed the term sheet a couple months ago.
Arum says he's not signing the deal until Top Rank gets named as a signatory on the agreement. "They can't act like our original agreement doesn't exist," Arum said.
Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe does not believe the fight is in jeopardy and calls this latest hang up "typical Bob," a reference to earlier comments he made about Pacquiao's promoter, suggesting the fabrication of controversy where none exists.
Whatever they need to do to sort it out, they need to do it fast. In the meantime, CHILL OUT!
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