One of the legends in the sport of boxing Evander Holyfield feels Manny Paquiao will end Floyd Mayweather's unbeaten record, as the boxers are set for a bout on 2 May at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The fight is expected to be one of the richest sporting events in the world and the revenue from the bout could even be more than the estimated $400 million.
Both the boxers have a great record, but Mayweather has one of the best records amongst the current crop of boxers, where he has not lost a single bout in his 47 fights till date. Along with it, the American has knocked out 26 of his opponents, which is indeed scary for the Filipino.
The Filipino, known for his aggression and his quickness inside the ring, will be a tough opponent for Mayweather and could prove to be Maywetaher's strongest opponent so far, while many also claim that the American has never faced a boxer like Filipino, who is a southpaw.
Meanwhile one can't help but wonder about how the Filipino would break Mayweather's defense, which is said to be one of the best in the business.
"Mayweather won't win, because from what I've seen, boxing doesn't want nobody to get out [of the sport] undefeated," Sports on Earth quoted Holyfield.
But the legend expects a close fight between the two great boxers of the modern era.
"So I'll tell you what's going to happen, because it's going to be a close fight. Yeah, it'll be close, and Pacquiao is going to get the decision. Then it's going to be a matter of whether Mayweather is going to fight again, whether he feels like he has made enough money to say, 'I ain't got to fight."
The fight has already been billed as the fight of the century, though, there are some who doubt about the quality of the fight considering they are past their prime.
But both the boxers are expected to entertain the full house at MGM Grand, as there is a lot of stake at the offing as well. The boxer, who wins the bout, might well be regarded as the greatest boxer in their category.