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Watch Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight free on PPV ... in Mexico

Viva La Raza!

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It's time to make a run for the border ... the other way.

If you don't want to pony up the nearly $100 to catch the upcoming "Fight of the Century" between Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao -- and you aren't willing to offset the cost with massive amounts of Tecate beer -- then perhaps you may want to take a weekend getaway to Mexico.

Read next: Read our Mayweather vs. Pacquiao 2015 recap.

That's because the World Boxing Council (WBC) revealed to TMZ that the entire country will air the blockbuster pay-per-view (PPV) event for free on May 2, 2015, after two major Mexican TV networks -- Televisa and Azteca -- agreed to air the fight.

The immediate reaction:

"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."

Ironically, neither fighter is of Mexican descent.

So why don't our friends south of the border have to shell out coin like the rest of us? It's unclear at the moment, but the report did mention that the country is heavily invested in the bout because Tecate beer -- which is produced in Mexico -- outbid Corona with a $5.6 million spend.

If you aren't in the mood for a road trip or shelling out the $100 to catch the bout in all of its HD glory, there is one other legal way to catch the fight for free. DISH Network is allowing new subscribers to catch the event at no charge if they switch over to thee satellite network.

The code for that, for those of you interested, is "BOXING."

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" full fight video preview click here.

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