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Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Fight reportedly a done deal

Is it finally going to happen? Are we finally here?

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Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

TMZ is reporting that the much-anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is a "done deal" that will be announced in the coming days, with rumors being that it may be formally announced during the Super Bowl on Sunday.

The New York post also reported Bob Arum saying the fight is "imminent," and will be announced soon.

Mayweather and Pacquiao met face-to-face a few days ago at a Heat-Bucks game in Miami, and then reportedly spent a little time together in Pacquiao's hotel room discussing the fight, too. The fight has been rumored and discussed all month long, with prior reports indicating that it was further along than ever before.

While this is not an official announcement, it's pretty close, and there is enough hope out there that maybe, just maybe, we really do have The Fight, after a six-year wait and several failed negotiations.

Mayweather (47-0, 26 KO) went 2-0 in 2014, beating Marcos Maidana in May and September. Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KO) also went 2-0, beating Tim Bradley and Chris Algieri.

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