It’s official. One of the most highly anticipated fights in history will take place on May 2, 2015. That’s when rivals Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will square off at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Both men signed a contract on Friday. Floyd posted a picture of the document on his Shots page, writing, “What the world has been waiting for has arrived. Mayweather vs. Pacuiao on May 2, 2015, is a done deal. I promised the fans we would get this done and we did.”
And how about this … both men are expected to take home over 100 million dollars EACH from the fight. $100 MILLION!!!
The fight, being produced jointly by HBO and Showtime, is expected to cost $89.95 to view from home.
Meghan Markle Is Headed Back To The Small Screen…Kinda
Meghan Markle may have left USA’s Suits after seven seasons, but the actress’ likeness will be making it’s way back to a TV very soon. Lifetime has announced that it’s planning a film based on Markle and her soon to be husband, Prince Harry’s whirlwind romance.
The cable network, known for it’s biopics, made the announcement on Sunday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour.
“And before the wedding of the year takes place between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Lifetime will debut a movie revealing how the stars aligned for this royal romance,” said Lifetime’s head of programming Liz Gateley.
Harry & Meghan: The Royal Love Story (working title) will trace Prince Harry and Markle’s relationship from the day they met to the overwhelming media attention surrounding their eventual engagement, which was announced in November. It will also touch on their courtship after they were set up by mutual friends and depict Markle’s life as a divorced American actress.
Menhaj Huda, who helmed an episode of E!’s fictional Royal Family series The Royals is on hand to direct. Casting is currently underway.
No official date has been announced, but given Lifetime’s track record, fans should expect the movie to release a few days before the couples May 19 wedding. Back in 2011, Lifetime aired William & Kate: The Movie just days before the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge married on April 29.
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