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Highest Grossing Boxing Fights Of All Times

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Top 10 Highest Grossing Boxing Fights Of All Times

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

However, other Heavyweight boxing fights like Mike Tyson V Lennox Lewis are part of this Highest Grossing Boxing Fights list. Have a look at the all-time Highest Grossing Boxing Fights:

RankDateFightPPV BuysGate PPV Revenue
102-05-2015Floyd Mayweather V Manny Pacquiao4,600,000 $77.85 m$410 million
226-08-2017Floyd Mayweather V Conor McGregor4,300,000$58.35 m$396 million
322-09-2013Floyd Mayweather V Canelo Álverez2,200,000$26.52 m$150 million
420-05-2007Floyd Mayweather V Oscar De La Hoya2,480,000$19.89 m$136 million
508-06-2002Mike Tyson V Lennox Lewis1,950,000$18.83 m$112 million
622-06-1997Mike Tyson V Evander Holyfield II1,990,000$15.38 m $100.2 million
719-08-1995Mike Tyson V Peter McNeeley1,550,000 $12.48 m $96 million
805-05-2012Floyd Mayweather V Miguel Cotto1,500,000 $10.32 m $94 Million
929-11-2020Mike Tyson V Roy Jones Jr.1,650,000 $8.52 m $80.5 million
1019-04-1991Evander Holyfield V George Foreman1,450,000 $7.56 m $80 million

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