Boxing's Biggest Name Goes Against its Best Fighter

Oscar De La Hoya is the biggest name in boxing right now. Floyd Mayweather is considered by some to be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the sport. No wonder so many boxing enthusiasts are expecting Saturday night's bout to be one of the highest grossing fights of all time.

Boxing promoter and manager Jackie Kallen speaks with Debbie Elliott about why many boxing insiders feel this fight will make or break the future of the sport in America.

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