Knockout needed

Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Manny Pacquiao pose during their weigh-in on Friday, May 1, 2015 in Las Vegas. The world weltherweight title fight between Mayweather Jr. and Pacquiao is scheduled for May 2. (AP Photo

Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Manny Pacquiao pose during their weigh-in on Friday, May 1, 2015 in Las Vegas. The world weltherweight title fight between Mayweather Jr. and Pacquiao is scheduled for May 2. (AP Photo

A KNOCK out is what WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao needs to win against WBO and WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their mega buck fight set on Sunday (Manila time) at the MGM Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

While the odds are against the eight-division champion, boxing promoter Brico Santig said the fighting pride of the Philippines needs to knock out Mayweather to assure his victory in their unification bout tagged as the richest in boxing history. (Read more)