With the announcement of Mayweather Jr. vs. Pacquiao is finally going to happen, many thought how much this fight will generate. Answer: A CRAP LOAD!! It will shatter all financial records in any boxing match in history. With the help of CBS and Showtime, Mayweather could earn up $120 million for 12 rounds, if that, of boxing, while Pacquiao will make around $80 million. Boxing depends so much on PPV sales and will continue to do so, but this time it’ll be at a premium price come May 5. Only if Muhammad Ali or Mike Tyson were fighting now days, they could probably beat out Mayweather records. Here are Boxing’s richest fights in history:
Josesito Lopez has risen from near-anonymity to the heights of boxing this summer, fighting his way into a big-money Las Vegas showdown with beloved Mexican champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.
According to variety of reports from Mexico and the US, WBC silver welterweight champion Josesito Lopez will challenge Mexican sensation Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez for the junior middleweight title.