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Pacquiao-Mosley fight facts

Manny Pacquiao, second from left, and Shane Mosley,

Manny Pacquiao, second from left, and Shane Mosley, second from right, pose for photos after a boxing news conference, Wednesday, May 4, 2011, in Las Vegas. Mosley will challenge Pacquiao for his WBO welterweight title on Saturday. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Credit: AP Photo/Julie Jacobson

Saturday's fight between Manny Pacquiao (52-3-2) and Shane Mosley (46-6-1) will be for Mosley’s WBO welterweight title.

Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
Capacity: 16,700
Network: Showtime Pay-Per-View. Coverage begins at 9 p.m.

*Purse breakdown
 - Manny Pacquiao (52-3-2, 38 KOs) - $20 million
 - Shane Mosley (46-6-1, 39 KOs) - $5 million

*Purse doesn’t include any separate deals the fighters may have with their promoters as far as PPV or gate proceeds are concerned.

In other bouts on the telecast, WBO junior featherweight champion Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. (20-0-1, 17 KOs), of Bayamon, Puerto Rico, will make his Las Vegas debut and third title defense when he faces five-time world champion Jorge Arce (56-6-2, 43 KOs), of Los Mochis, México. Former world middleweight champion Kelly “The Ghost” Pavlik (36-2, 32 KOs), of Youngstown, Ohio, meets undefeated WBC Continental Americas super middleweight titleholder Alfonso “El Tigre” Lopez (21-0, 16 KOs), of Cut and Shoot, Texas, in a 10-round super middleweight battle. Mike Alvarado (29-0, 21 KOs), of Denver takes on “Sugar” Ray Narh (25-1, 21 KOs) of Accra, Ghana, in a 10-round super lightweight match.


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