Manny Pacquiao said he has to fight Floyd Mayweather like it is the last of his life when he touches gloves with the undefeated American in the $300m bout on May 2.
The Filipino has been installed as the underdog for the mega-fight in Las Vegas, which has been billed as the biggest sporting event in history with two of the best pound-for-pound fighters of all time facing off.
To come out on top Pacquiao said he must be a ‘warrior in the ring’, bringing a never-say-die attitude to each round at the MGM Grand.
‘I have to be a warrior in the ring,’ Pacquiao said, as quoted by Boxing Scene. ‘I have to fight like it is the last fight of my life.’
‘I need to fight every round like each one is the last round of my life.’
Pacquiao also promised fans, who have been waiting for the Mayweather showdown for half a decade, that it will be ‘worth the wait’ and spoke about his confidence going into the fight.
He added: ‘If the opportunity to knock Floyd out presents itself, I will take advantage of it
‘I know what it will take to beat Floyd, I will leave no doubt that I won on May 2. None.
‘That is the Manny Pacquiao that Floyd will face on May 2. It is time for Floyd to lose.

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