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Floyd Mayweather's glittering boxing career was worth an astronomical £2.4BILLION as PPV earnings revealed

FLOYD MAYWEATHER'S boxing career generated a staggering £2.4BILLION from pay-per-views.

That is according to World Boxing News, who calculated the numbers by working out the average price for a PPV bill – which was £58 thanks to high charges in the US – and the amount of sales.


They even stated that the 44-year-old's fights generated a whopping £1.4bn in the United States alone.

And worldwide figures brought the figure to £2.4bn, proving Mayweather really is the 'Money' man after all.

It has been claimed Mayweather's contract with Showtime made £776m alone, thanks to 14m PPV buys.

In total, Mayweather had 16 PPV fights spanning 2005-2017, culminating in his tenth round stoppage win against Conor McGregor.

His 2015 bout against Manny Pacquiao – dubbed the 'Fight of the Century' – earned the most buys.

MAY PAY DAY

With over 4.6m purchases, the contest is said to have generated over £310m in revenue.

His second-highest grossing fight was the last of his 50 outings inside the ring.




Floyd Mayweather’s PPV sales

Arturo Gatti vs Floyd Mayweather – Jun 25, 2005 – 340k

Mayweather vs Zab Judah – Apr 8, 2006 – 375k

Mayweather vs Carlos Baldomir – Nov 4, 2006 – 325k

Oscar De La Hoya vs Mayweather – May 5, 2007 –2.4m

Mayweather vs Ricky Hatton – Dec 8, 2007 – 920k

Mayweather vs. Juan Manuel Marquez – Sep 19, 2009 – 1.06m

Mayweather vs Shane Mosley – May 1, 2010 – 1.4m

Mayweather vs Victor Ortiz – Sep 17, 2011 – 1.25m

Mayweather vs Miguel Cotto – May 5, 2012 –1.5m

Mayweather vs Robert Guerrero – May 4, 2013 –1m

Mayweather vs Saul Alvarez – Sep 14, 2013 – 2.2m

Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana – May 3, 2014 – 900k

Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana IISep 13, 2014 – 925k

Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao – May 2, 2015 – 4.6m

Mayweather vs Andre Berto – Sep 12, 2015 – 400k

Mayweather vs Conor McGregor – Aug 26, 2017 – 4.3m

An incredible 4.3m people bought the PPV event to see who would come out on top against Notorious, with the fight earning an estimated £287m in revenue.

Mayweather's dust-up against Canelo Alvarez in 2013 earned £116m thanks to 2.2million buys.

According to Forbes, he was the world's highest earning celebrity in 2018 as well as the richest sports star.

As well as owning a stunning £8m Las Vegas mansion, Mayweather also owns a fleet of supercars worth £20m.

His current net worth is estimated to be around £400m.

And he is set to add to his already vast wealth with a bumper pay-day thanks to his fight against YouTuber Logan Paul on Sunday night.

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