It is problably the most anticipated fight in boxing history.
It is a fight that will determine who is truly the greatest boxer of recent times. A win for either fighter will cement their legacy in sports history and a guaranteed spot over the other in everyone's mind.
This fight should have occurred at the beginning of 2010, but now, as we approach the end of 2011, the two biggest names in boxing haven't been able to reach an agreement in order to step in the ring.
Regardless, the entire world still dreams and hopes of one day seeing Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather in the same ring and hearing the sound of that first bell.
And if the fight someday does indeed happen, it might not live up to the tremendous hype it has created for itself. And here are five simple reasons why.
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