Floyd Mayweather truly lives up to his nickname “Money”. Among all-time Highest Grossing Boxing Fights, Floyd Mayweather holds the top 4 positions. He is regarded as the Pay per View King with an astonishing career.
Floyd Mayweather’s record speaks for himself. He fought in 50 PPV and never lost a single fight and that’s the reason why he get paid more than any other Boxer.
FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MANNY PACQUIAO – MAY 2015
This fight is labeled as the “Fights of the Century” and the most money involving fight ever. A long-awaited clash between these two fighters ultimately brought sponsors to one table.
Fights live up to its hype. As the anticipated pair were able to sell 4.6m pay-per-view subscriptions and tickets for the public started at $1,500 for the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Take a look at statistics data:
- PPV Revenue: $410 million
- Gate: $77.85 million
- PPV Buys: 4.6 million
- Mayweather’s purse: $297 million
- Pacquiao’s purse: $162 million
- Total: $900 million
|Rank||Date||Fight||PPV Buys||Gate||PPV Revenue|
|1||02-05-2015||Floyd Mayweather V Manny Pacquiao||4,600,000||$77.85 m||$410 million|
|2||26-08-2017||Floyd Mayweather V Conor McGregor||4,300,000||$58.35 m||$396 million|
|3||22-09-2013||Floyd Mayweather V Canelo Álverez||2,200,000||$26.52 m||$150 million|
|4||20-05-2007||Floyd Mayweather V Oscar De La Hoya||2,480,000||$19.89 m||$136 million|
|5||08-06-2002||Mike Tyson V Lennox Lewis||1,950,000||$18.83 m||$112 million|
|6||22-06-1997||Mike Tyson V Evander Holyfield II||1,990,000||$15.38 m||$100.2 million|
|7||19-08-1995||Mike Tyson V Peter McNeeley||1,550,000||$12.48 m||$96 million|
|8||05-05-2012||Floyd Mayweather V Miguel Cotto||1,500,000||$10.32 m||$94 Million|
|9||29-11-2020||Mike Tyson V Roy Jones Jr.||1,650,000||$8.52 m||$80.5 million|
|10||19-04-1991||Evander Holyfield V George Foreman||1,450,000||$7.56 m||$80 million|