Mayweather/McGregor was a Record-Breaking Fight


One of the most hyped up sporting events in modern day history that exceeded all box office expectations were most certainly the super fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather.

Despite the fact that the bout between these two hotshots faced a lot of dispute over its sporting integrity, merit, and point, there's one thing that's not up for discussion: the Mayweather/McGregor Fight produced an astounding amount of cash to those who where involved.

Floyd Mayweather has constantly been flaunting his cash for years, with piles of notes being posted on Instagram, and this is probably going to resume after his triumph against McGregor. Amid May 2015, Mayweather's brawl against Pacquiao, destroyed numerous pay-per-view records that produced more than 4.5 million pay-per-view purchases with a mediocre price tag of $99. Furthermore, Mayweather walked away with an expected estimation of $180 million even though the TV revenue for this fight against McGregor was estimated to have broken $400 million.

Estimated fight pool

The estimated fight pool for this sports betting event of the year was influenced by quite a few distinctive variables that include pricing structure, ticket sales and pay-per-view. All of these factors aided to establish the Mayweather/McGregor betting odds. The minimum amount each contester will receive from the prize pool was verified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Mayweather would pocket $100 million while McGregor would walk away with $30 million. But then again, the pay-per-view was worth over $300 million and exceeded everyone's expectations, where the total revenues surpassed $700 million.

What was the split between the fighters?

Since a confidentiality agreement was entered into before the fight, the exact split was not disclosed. Nevertheless, several reports hinted that the difference to be 75-25 or 70 -30 in favour of Mayweather.

Ticket sale proceeds

According to a breakdown of tickets sold for Mayweather's 10th round TKO victory over McGregor, the money fight's most sizzling ticket was estimated at $5,000, disclosing the third most costly ticket was, in reality, the best seller with 67% of seats bought. The match was well short of the $70 million live gate records for the Mayweather and Pacquiao fight in 2015. Then again it still accomplished to produce a mammoth box office payout worth $55 million in proceeds on more than 13,000 tickets for a standard of $4,000 per ticket.

Record-breaking volumes for Mayweather McGregor Fight

Just recently the final figures for the massive Mayweather/McGregor Fight fight was made known by the NYX Gaming Group. The software and technology vendor affirmed that they deal with record-breaking amount in boxing wagers and stakes via OpenBet, a Canadian sports betting platform, amid the intense bout. Compared to Mayweather's prior fight in 2015, the record comprised with a 530% surge with total stakes as well as a 375% growth in bets. The underdog, McGregor saw around 85% of the wagers while total stakes added up to more than a million in support of Mayweather.