Recently, SunSport (UK) has listed the top 4 expensive boxing battles with the highest revenue in history.
In addition, Mayweather, who possesses an extraordinary record of 50 victories in a career in professional competition, there are 3 other matches with overwhelming sales in the list of 4 boxing matches with business. historical highest revenue with a total of 2.019 billion pounds. Let’s also review those memorable matches.
1. Floyd Mayweather – Manny Pacquiao on May, 2015
Five years ago, the American star Floyd Mayweather won by scoring from the referees after 12 rounds when the tower confronted the Filipino boxing legend – Manny Pacquiao in the “match of the century”.
Pacquiao lost to Mayweather in the biggest-grossing UFC boxing match of all time.
According to Sunsport, this match earned the most expensive boxing record of all time in the world, which was 678 million pounds. This record has not been broken after 5 years. In that memorable match, Mayweather earned £ 223.5 million, nearly double the “defeated general” Pacquiao (£ 122 million).
2. Floyd Mayweather – Conor McGregor (August 26, 2017)
After defeating Manny Pacquiao and Andre Beto respectively, Mayweather knocked out Conor McGregor after 10 innings when they agreed to compete on the boxing floor instead of the octagonal box of mixed martial arts (MMA) almost 3 years ago.
The money this match brought has grossed 662.5 million pounds. In which, Mayweather pocketed 223.5 million pounds. And McGregor can be satisfied when he raises 70 million pounds.
Mayweather completely overwhelmed McGregor in his experience on the boxing floor. However, Conor McGregor now has his own plan to retire soon.
3. Floyd Mayweather – Canelo Alvarez (September 14, 2013)
Before Mayweather “made money” with the matches with Pacquiao and McGregor, the famous American UFC puncher and old rival Canelo Alvarez created a boxing match to reach a record revenue in 2013 of up to 214.7 million pounds.
After 12 innings, Mayweather won points from the referee to successfully defend the championship lower middleweight belt (Light Middleweight, 66-70kg) and won 2 WBC belts as well as The Ring of the Mexican opponent.
4. Floyd Mayweather – Oscar De La Hoya (5/5/2007)
Mayweather’s rivalry with fellow American De La Hoya 13 years ago set a box office record at MGM Grand Garden in Paradise (Nevada) with £ 110 million from pay-per-view and £ 15 million in cash. ticket. The turnover of this match is 187 million pounds, a respectable figure in 2007.