Only pre-fight hype remains before the long-awaited Floyd Mayweather–Manny Pacquiao match in Las Vegas on May 2 (9 p.m. ET; PPV). After tickets for this most recent "Fight of the Century" sold out in an hour on Thursday afternoon, we thought it would be a good time to look back at other bouts that have captivated the interest of the sports world.
Tourists run up the “Rocky Steps” and find Sylvester Stallone at the top http://t.co/IigVopvkfJ pic.twitter.com/OarnTghm4Z
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 21, 2015
While on vacation a group of tourists, who were climbing the iconic "Rocky" steps in Philadelphia, got to take a souvenir with them-- a photo with the one and only Rocky Balboa.
50 Cent can add a new occupation to his expansive resume — boxing promoter. The hip-hop toughie is now a licensed boxing promoter in New York, according to Sports Illustrated. Fiddy is no stranger to the boxing ring since his best friend is boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
At its roots, boxing toes the line between ornate physical dexterity and ferocious physical violence. It’s a combination of the two that keep the hardcore fans entertained, but it’s the latter that brings new fans to the support.
The following is a multi-weight class assortment of some lesser known knockouts in an attempt to showcase this sports brilliance