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The Mayweather-Pacquiao Face-Off : Richest Boxing Match Ever

Las vegas-This weekend the fight of the century will probably turn into an amazing payday for the two boxing champs. In the period of pay-per-view revenues, ticket sales, TV broadcast rights and additional cash flow, a big sum of millions of dollars will probably transform this Mayweather Pacquiao fight which is called the most profitable boxing match ever.

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Both fighters, Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are anticipated to split a sum of $300 million.
Below is a breakdown of the record-breaking sums of money over the historic fight.

Floyd Mayweather – $180 million!

Mayweather was named the highest paid athlete of last year by Forbes, but this weekend’s fight might dominate $105 million he earned from last year’s two fights.

Manny Pacquiao – $120 million

Pacquiao was ranked 11th by forbes’s list of highest paid athlete last year , He is expected to get 40% , which could sum up to $120 million.

Pay-per-view revenue will reach $300 million

Assuming 3 million spectators at home pay the money to tune in, possible pay-per-view revenue will reach approximately $300 million. That audience might cause to break the record for the biggest television audience to adjust into a pay-per-view boxing match.

Manny Pacquiao’s advertising space on his shorts for $2.25 million.

Pacquiao’s shorts are top-quality real estate for brands looking to record on the millions of viewers the fight will drag. This prominent fighter has reportedly sold out advertising space on his shorts for $2.25 million.

The most expensive ticket for StubHub will cost $351,000

A second-hand ticket on StubHub costs as much as of $351,000, however, fans willing to sit in a shot distance of the fighters will definitely pay the cheapest ticket amounting to $3,837.

To watch in HD on pay-per-view will cost $100

watching the match in HD on pay-per-view will cost $100 specifically the American television viewers and $90 as a standard fee for pay per view for a boxing match. Potential customers in casino, bar and restaurants may be charged $20 as the cheapest option.

However, the Mexican television Azteca and Televisa have accepted to show the boxing match free of charge in Mexico.

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