Mayweather to clash with Pacquiao in mega fight

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Posted: Feb 20, 2015 6:31 PM

(Reuters) - The long awaited mega bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, which has been more than five years in the making, will take place in Las Vegas on May 2, Mayweather announced on Friday.

A duel between the defence-minded Mayweather and the aggressive Pacquiao, the biggest drawcards of their generation, has been savoured by boxing fans, if only to decide the mythical title of the world's best pound-for-pound fighter.

(Reporting by Mark Lamport-Stokes; Editing by Steve Keating)