HBO has released its official TV commercial to promote the fight between the eight-division champion Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao and the unbeaten pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The 30 second commercial was reportedly filmed on March 11 at a studio in Los Angeles, California.
Here is the video:
The official press release:
With less than a month to go until the historic championship showdown between 11-time, five-division world champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and eight-division world champion Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao, the collective marketing team for the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao promotion released the commercial spot today touting the pay-per-view event.
This commercial—filmed with both prizefighters in a Los Angeles studio on the evening of March 11—is a creative collaboration between Mayweather Promotions, Top Rank, SHOWTIME PPV® and HBO Pay-Per-View®. The 30-second spot highlights the anticipation and the great magnitude of this once-in-a-lifetime event. It serves as the lynchpin to an aggressive multi-media marketing campaign that will take place in the next four weeks. The overall Mayweather vs. Pacquiao marketing campaign is expected to receive unprecedented levels of support from pay-per-view providers.
The epic showdown takes place Saturday, May 2 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena and will be co-produced and co-distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View and SHOWTIME PPV. The live pay-per-view telecast begins at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.
(Photo source: Youtube – HBO Boxing)