The wait is just about over.
They’ll do so Saturday night at the at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, with the WBC/WBO/WBA Super World Welterweight titles on the line.
The main event is scheduled to get underway at approximately 11:20 p.m. Eastern.
Mayweather (47-0, 26 knockouts) is the Unified WBA (Super), WBC and The Ring welterweight and light middleweight champion, while Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) is the WBO welterweight champ.
The joint Pay-Per-View venture between HBO and Showtime begins at 9 p.m. and has just 2 fights on the undercard.
Keep reading for the info you need on the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight and the undercard:
Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Gamalier Rodriguez
Lomachenko (3-1, 1 knockout) doesn’t have much professional history, but he is the WBO Featherweight champion after defeating Gary Russell Jr. The 27-year-old won Olympic gold medals for Ukraine at the 2008 and 2012 Games.
He’ll defend his title against Puerto Rico’s Rodriguez (25-2-3, 17 KOs), who is 28.
Lomachenko comes in as the heavy favorite.
This will be the first fight of the evening.
Leo Santa Cruz vs. Jose Cayetano
The 26-year-old Santa Cruz (29-0-1, 17 KOs) is the WBC super bantamweight champion. Santa Cruz, who was born in Mexico but now lives in California, will be making his featherweight debut.
Cayetano (17-3, 8 KOs), also from Mexico, is considered a big underdog.
Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao
Saturday, May 2
MGM Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas, Nevada
The main event is scheduled to start at approximately 11:20 p.m. Eastern
A joint PPV by HBO & Showtime
TV coverage begins at 9 p.m. Eastern