Both superstars came head-to-head on the stage at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, which will stage Saturday???s fight.
This long-awaited bout has been billed as ???The Fight of the Century,??? with the winner likely to be confirmed as the greatest boxer of his generation.
Pacquiao was fully aware of the significance of the bout as he addressed the media from around the world.
???This fight on Saturday, my goal is to give the fans enjoyment and satisfaction of our performance and entertain you guys – that you will be happy on Saturday.
???Both of us, Floyd and I, we???ve been working hard to entertain you on Saturday, to give a good fight.
???We are just doing our job, doing our best. I believe he???s going to do his best and I???m going to do my best to put our names in boxing history.???
There was mutual respect between both fighters as Mayweather spoke of his long-term rival in positive terms.
The unbeaten American vowed to deliver a thrilling encounter against his Filipino opponent. ????
???It???s time to fight now. You guys came out to see excitement, you came out here to see a great event and that???s what I think both competitprs bring to the table, excitement.
???The biggest fight in boxing history and I???m a part of it and that???s a great thing.
???I???m just truly truly blessed to be where I am at. I feel good, I feel strong and I???ll see you guys Saturday.”