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Top 10 Pay-Per-View Boxing Matches of All-Time

/ October 20, 2015

3) Floyd Mayweather vs. Saul Alvarez (PPV Buys: 2.25 million)

Date: September 13 2013; Winner: Floyd Mayweather

Mayweather won this match after the full twelve rounds; 2.25 million fans paid $69 to view this contest. He made a whopping $75 million, out of which $41 million was paid upfront and $34 million came from PPV back end.

Floyd Mayweather vs. Saul Alvarez

2) Floyd Mayweather vs. Oscar De La Hoya (PPV Buys: 2.4 million;

Date: May 5 2007; Winner: Floyd Mayweather

Mayweather not only won this match, but also made $25 million. Even though De La Hoya lost the contest he made $52 million.

Floyd Mayweather vs. Oscar De La Hoya - May 5, 2007

1) Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao (PPV Buys: 4.4 million)

Date: May 2 2015; Winner: Floyd Mayweather

Billed as “The Fight of the Century”, this match broke revenue records in the US with $410 million in revenue. It is the highest grossing PPV in the boxing history. Mayweather won the match and also made $250 million; Pacquiao got $150 million.

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao May 2 2015

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