Michael Rosenthal

Top Rank: Pacquiao-Mosley almost sold out

The fight between Manny Pacquiao and Shane Mosley on May 7 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas was nearly sold out three hours after tickets went on sale today, according to Top Rank.

An estimated 16,000 were sold between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. PT, leaving barely 1,000 tickets available for the welterweight matchup.

“Incredible, simply incredible,” Bob Arum said.  “I have never promoted a fight that has sold so many tickets so quickly. Manny Pacquiao never ceases to amaze the world with his achievements. The excitement he generated today with the initial ticket sales makes it feel like fight week already.”

The remaining tickets, priced at $1,000, $750, and $300, can be purchased through Ticketmaster. To charge by phone, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets are also available at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket sales at $1,000, $750, and $300 are limited to 10 per person.

The fight will be televised on Showtime Pay Per View beginning at 6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET.

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