October 5, 2022

Former five-weight world champion Floyd Mayweather nonetheless boasts six of the ten largest gates in Las Vegas historical past 5 years after he walked away from boxing.

Since retiring with an ideal 50-0 file, Mayweather has loved placing on particular reveals for the followers. He’ll proceed to take action this weekend when he takes on his former sparring companion Don Moore in an exhibition bout on the helipad of the Burj Al Arab Jumeriah Resort in Dubai.

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The occasion is being known as the ‘World Titans Struggle Collection’

The super-exclusive $100,000 per ticket occasion is certain to be profitable however is a far cry from what ‘Cash’ would’ve made through the peak of his boxing prowess.

Mayweather was the principle attraction in Las Vegas for a few years and introduced in plenty of money to town, by placing on among the largest boxing occasions in historical past.

‘The Finest Ever’ actually earned his nickname when he lastly settled his long-term rivalry with eight-weight world champion Manny Pacquiao in 2015.

Ultimately, the battle was a bit underwhelming however Mayweather obtained the win and claims he made $300 million for the 12 rounds of labor.

That determine could appear excessive but it surely’s comprehensible once you take one take a look at the numbers Mayweather-Pacquiao introduced in, when it comes to pay-per-view gross sales and gate.

The battle offered 4.6 million PPVs, greater than every other battle in historical past, and had a gate of $72,198,500.00. These are ridiculous numbers, even by Mayweather’s lofty requirements, and are unlikely to be overwhelmed within the close to future, if ever.

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Mayweather beat Pacquiao in 2015, though they both were winners financially

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Mayweather beat Pacquiao in 2015, although they each have been winners financially

Mayweather and Mcgregor showed just how lucrative crossover fights can be

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Mayweather and Mcgregor confirmed simply how profitable crossover fights may be

By 2017, Mayweather was able to sail off into the sundown and did so in probably the most enterprise savvy method potential – by taking over the simplest opponent of his profession for probably the most cash he’s ever made.

The 45-year-old made $350 million when he fought UFC star and boxing debutant Conor McGregor within the squared circle in a bout aptly named ‘The Cash Struggle’.

Mayweather vs McGregor was a smash hit and simply fell shy of the Pacquiao battle when it comes to pay-per-view numbers, promoting 4.3 million worldwide.

Once more, the gate was barely decrease at $55,414,865.79. Nonetheless, that is because of the truth that 3,000 fewer folks have been permitted on the T-Cell Area than Mayweather introduced into the MGM Grand for his battle with PacMan two years prior.

Mayweather was too much for a 23 year old Canelo


Mayweather was an excessive amount of for a 23 12 months outdated Canelo

Maidana put intense pressure on Mayweather

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Maidana put intense stress on Mayweather

The fights in opposition to Pacquiao and McGregor are ridiculous outliers that nobody will ever replicate. Mayweather’s numbers take a dip exterior these fights however are nonetheless the perfect in Las Vegas boxing historical past.

An getting older Floyd determined to tackle the subsequent boxing famous person Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in 2013. The getting older star schooled the younger lion over 12 rounds for a choice win that allowed him to cross over into the brand new period of boxing.

The battle was extremely anticipated and was an incredible success when it comes to gate, with a crowd of 16,000 bringing in $20,003,150.00. It’s the fifth largest gate in Las Vegas of all time.

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Mayweather’s fights in opposition to Oscar De la Hoya ($18,419,200.00) and Marcos Maidana ( $15,024,400.00 & $14,899,150.00) full his six top-10 entries however the boxing legends identify is littered all through the highest 35.

Excessive-profile fights in opposition to Ricky Hatton, Miguel Cotto, Shane Mosley, and Victor Ortiz all introduced in big gates, among the finest ever, simply to not the insane requirements set by Mayweather in his perfect occasions.

Nevada’s Prime 10 Largest Grossing Boxing Gates

  1. Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao $72,198,500.00
  2. Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor $55,414,865.79
  3. Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin 1 $27,059,850.00
  4. Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin 2 $24,473,500.00
  5. Floyd Mayweather vs. Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez $20,003,150.00
  6. Floyd Mayweather vs. Oscar De La Hoya $18,419,200.00
  7. Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder 2 $16,916,440.00
  8. Lennox Lewis vs. Evander Holyfield 2 $16,860,300.00
  9. Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana 1$15,024,400.00
  10. Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana 2 $14,899,150.00