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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao generates over $500 million in total revenue after shattering PPV and gate record

That will go a long way in assuring Floyd gets his "Money."

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The numbers for the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao super fight are still trickling in, and they keep getting more and more impressive.

The bout -- which went down on May 2, 2015 from The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada -- shattered the box office record, as ESPN's Dan Rafael reports that it generated an impressive $72,198,500 after tickets sold out in less than a minute

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That record -- which was recently $20 million for Mayweather vs. Alvarez -- is just one of a few that "MayPac" shattered, as is was reported that the pay-per-view (PPV) buys could top over 5.5 million when it's all said and done.

Though some think those numbers are "bullshit."

That massive gate was aided by the historically high ticket prices, as Rafael reports that of the 16,2019 tickets sold, 1,226 of them were in the $10,000 range, while 1,594 of them carried a $7,500 price tag with only nine tickets going unsold.

As a result of the the impressive ticket and PPV sales, Showtime and HBO jointly announced that the bout has generated over $500 million in total revenue.


Also, despite the "no free ticket" rule Bob Arum reportedly set, 46 of the tickets were comps. No word on whether Ronda Rousey claimed her free ticket.

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