Mayweather-De La Hoya II in September
Many of you have seen this years Wretlemania. As you know every Wrestlemania just gets better and better. This year WWE brough Floyd Money Mayweather to fight with Big Show. Mayweather won the fight after 3 hits with a chair and a punch ( from hell ) in the face.
Mayweather got $20 million for this fight … which is … wow. But that’s not the highest amount he earned for 1 match.
The De La Hoya-Mayweather fight set the record for most PPV buys for a boxing match with 2.4 million households, shattering the previous record of 1.99 million for Evander Holyfield-Mike Tyson II. Around $120 million in revenue was generated by the PPV.
Factoring in the percentages, Oscar De La Hoya ended up earning $52 million for the bout, the highest purse ever for a fighter. The previous record was $35 million, held by Tyson and Holyfield. Floyd Mayweather earned $25 million for the fight.
De la Hoya and Mayweather are scheduled for a rematch on September 20th, 2008.
Just imagine, with all the buzz created with their first fight the earnings that could be generated this year. If you are a boxing fan you probably already are looking for Mayweather vs De La Hoya tickets. You can buy tickets online from Team One Tickets.
Well … enough said … let’s just wait and see for another record generated by the PPV and another great match between Mayweather and De la Hoya.