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Mayweather-McGregor sells 4.3 million PPVs, just short of May-Pac record

Dec 15, 2017 - 11:21 AM

Mayweather and McGregor got a lot of buck for their bang

KNOCKOUT BUSINESS. Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor generated a lot of money in their crossover fight despite cries of mismatch from many in the sport. File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao-Vargas bout to be distributed by Top Rank’s PPV arm after HBO snub

Sep 02, 2016 - 9:57 PM

Promotion will highlight Pacquiao s work in the Senate as the fight moves to an independent production

INDY SHOW. Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas will be produced and distributed by Top Rank's own team. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Odds favor Dos Anjos, Holm ahead of UFC 197

Jan 12, 2016 - 2:08 PM

Structured as a money line game odds will change in either direction as the fight approaches

ODDS EVER IN THEIR FAVOR. Two months ahead of their respective title clashes at UFC 197 in March, betting odds are heavily in favor of Rafael Dos Anjos and Holly Holm. Photos from their Facebook accounts

Mayweather vs Pacquiao smashes all boxing PPV records

May 13, 2015 - 4:00 AM

The Floyd Mayweather Manny Pacquiao mega fight generated 400 million in US revenues fueled by more than 4 4 million pay per view buys making it the highest grossing fight in boxing history

BIG BANK. The fight didn't live up to expectations in the ring, but it has surpassed them in financial terms. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Mayweather vs Pacquiao PPV numbers projected over 5 million buys

May 09, 2015 - 12:58 PM

Estimates say Mayweather will earn between 250 275 million while Pacquiao will make 170 190 million for their May 2 fight

SHOW ME THE MONEY. Both Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr will make a lot of money for a fight where neither was particularly damaged. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Mayweather vs Pacquiao tickets will be expensive outside the arena, too

Apr 14, 2015 - 5:00 AM

A trip to Vegas for the Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight won t be cheap regardless of whether you get a ticket inside the arena or not

HOT TICKET. Watching the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr (L) and Manny Pacquiao (R) won't be cheap. File photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

Mayweather set for richest sports year ever – Forbes

Apr 03, 2015 - 9:30 AM

Mayweather will likely earn at least 150 million and Pacquiao more than 100 million from the May 2 megafight in Las Vegas says Forbes

MEGA FIGHT PRESSER. The much-anticipated Pacquiao vs Mayweather mega fight press conference is scheduled on May 11. File photos by Kevork Djansezian & Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather vs Pacquiao set for record U.S. PPV price tag

Apr 02, 2015 - 10:55 AM

The Mayweather vs Pacquiao U S pay per view will reportedly be priced at a record setting 99 for a high definition feed and 89 for standard definition

Floyd Mayweather Jr (L) and Manny Pacquiao (R) are ready to rake it in financially. Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

Pacquiao vs Mayweather to be televised by GMA, ABS-CBN and TV5

Mar 26, 2015 - 4:32 PM

In an unprecedented deal the Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather fight will be televised in the Philippines by all three major TV networks across multiple platforms

Representatives from GMA, ABS-CBN, TV5, Solar Sports and SM show of their fists at the 'Battle for Greatness' press conference. Photo by Mark Cristino

Pacquiao: Unpaid $18.3M taxes in the US?

Dec 11, 2013 - 1:15 PM

Popular US TV show TMZ says they have documents to prove that Pacquiao’s camp failed to settle his tax obligations in the US

GUILTY? US TV show TMZ says they have files to prove Manny Pacquaio failed to settle his US tax obligations. File photo by Team Pacquiao/Mike Young