Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquaio
"Fight of the Century"
By Micky Miranda
Five years is a long time. Five years ago, Michael Vick and Tiger Woods still mattered. Five years ago, Lebron James was being eliminated by the Boston Celtics and 'The Decision' still hadn't happened. Five years ago, people were BEGGING Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio to meet in the squared circle.
Flash forward five years and even more people are begging for Floyd and Manny to hook up. The only difference is it's actually happening. It only took five years and a chance meeting at a Miami Heat game for it to happen.
What Took So Long
The Mayweather camp will argue that Pacquiao wouldn't go through with drug testing and other 'minor' requirements. The Pacquiao camp argues that Mayweather was scared. He didn't want to fight Pacquiao in his prime so he kept inventing new pettier requirements.
In the end, it doesn't matter. The people are getting what they want. An internationally acclaimed fight. Two superstars who are the antithesis of one another, inside and outside the ring. There is only one question that remains...
Where Can I Watch It
Korea's SBS will be broadcasting the fight nationally. The commentary will be in Korean, and they will not be showing the undercard. Their coverage begins at 12 noon local time.
If you're looking for a bar atmosphere there are at least a few bars that will be broadcasting the match.
Upper Deck, in Itaewon, will open their doors at 11 a.m. Beer O'Clock, in Sinchon, will open their doors at 11:30 a.m. Both bars are attempting to acquire an English broadcast, but they aren't guaranteeing it. SBS will be their backup.
Another option is a bit off the beaten path. The Locker Room is a small, locals sports bar. It's nothing extravagant, but if you feel like checking out a new place, it opens at 12:00.
This fight is not being billed as the 'Fight of the Century' for no reason. Mayweather is undefeated. Pacquiao is an icon. It does not get any better than this.
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The Locker Room
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