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Money comes in for Mayweather ahead of fight of the century

Floyd Mayweather is the 4-9 favourite with bookmaker Coral to win the ‘fight of the century’ when he takes on Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas at the weekend, with the WBO champion from the Philippines available at 2-1.

In the method of victory market, Mayweather is 4-6 to win the fight by decision or technical decision, while a stoppage for the American is 6-1.

“This fight is going to break all records for betting turnover in the UK, including those big nights involving British boxers in the States. Mayweather to win on points has been the most popular selection so far but Manny is not without his supporters to get the decision on the scorecards,” said Coral’s John Hill.

**Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Manny Pacquiao

4-9 Mayweather, 2-1 Pacquiao

**Method of victory

4-6 Mayweather to win by decision and technical decision

7-2 Pacquiao to win by decision and technical decision

11-2 Pacquiao to win by KO, TKO or DQ

6-1 Mayweather to win by KO, TKO or DQ

16-1 Draw or technical draw

**Will the fight go the distance?

3-10 Yes, 12-5 No

ENDS

Further contact information:

John Hill 07889 645520