How Much is at Stake in Mayweather Vs McGregor Live Fight?

They say that the Mayweather Vs McGregor live fight is all about the money. With nothing left to prove in the world of boxing, as he already matched the all-time high record of 49-0 of Rocky Marciano, the acceptance of Floyd Mayweather Jr. to the boxing challenge of Conor McGregor has dollar signs written all over it.

Both fighters have acknowledged anyway that the mayweather vs mcgregor live fight is a cash grab. Well, there’s nothing really wrong with it since it’s how they make a living. But how much money is really at stake here?

Numbers Likely Mirror the Mayweather Vs Pacquiao Bout

The camps of Mayweather and McGregor are tight-lipped on the matter. The two are bound by the confidentiality agreement in their contracts.

However, sources claim that the fight purse could be somewhere around $300 million similar to the one in the Mayweather Vs Pacquiao bout. The estimated split between the fighters is at 70-30 to 75-25. Of course, the bigger slice is reserved for the veteran Mayweather.

Due to the pay-per-view potentials of the Mayweather Vs McGregor live fight, the same formula will most probably be applied to the pay-per-view cost of the event. The average pricing of the PPV will be $99. With that, experts project the TV revenues of the bout to reach $400 million. It should be noted that the earnings of Mayweather in his battle against Manny Pacquiao was around $180 million.

The Mayweather Vs McGregor Live Stream fight on Reddit is taking place on August 26, 2017 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The arena has a capacity crowd of 20,000.

Capitalizing on the big names involved in the contest, the tickets have been put at a premium rate. Analysts in the UK said the pricing for the ringside seats are somewhere around £18,000 to £30,000. The upper tier of the venue should be at £2,000.

How Much will Each Fighter Earn?

If the purse stands at $300 with about 75-25 split, expect Mayweather to get more or less $230 million. On the other hand, McGregor will earn along the $70,000 mark.

Even with that very unequal share, McGregor is certainly sitting on a pot of gold here. The Irish will certainly not earn that much in a single mixed martial arts bout or even in one year competing in his sport.

According to Forbes, the Irishman earned $34 million over the past 12 months leading to June 2017. His overall pay from his winnings were $27 million. Then his endorsements added $7 million to it. The highest earnings of McGregor from a single fight came from his second match against Nate Diaz in UFC 202.

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Mayweather has a net worth of $340 million as of December last year. Around $32 million of it came from his winnings in boxing against Andre Berto. The endorsements he made during the period added $12 million into it.

So far, the press conferences leading to the Mayweather Vs McGregor live fight have been entertaining. With much hype building up in the process, there is a possibility that the actual earnings of the fighters will further increase.

Mayweather Vs McGregor Live: The Best of Both Worlds Collide

Mayweather Vs McGregor Live Fight?

On August 26, 2017 Mayweather Vs McGregor Live is finally happening at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise Nevada. The main event of the evening features the undefeated professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and the top star of mixed martial arts Conor McGregor.

People are divided over who will they support in the upcoming bout. Most, especially boxing purists, are rooting for Mayweather. However, one should not discount the threat posed by McGregor.

Let us examine the tale of the tape between the two fighters to help you decide which one to bet on in the Mayweather Vs McGregor Live fight.

Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr.

Mayweather is a veteran in the world of boxing. He has been in the sport since he was a teen where he had an amateur record of 84 wins and 8 losses, and taking the Golden Gloves championships along the way. In 1996, he bagged the gold medal at the Olympics in Atlanta.

Money had his professional boxing debut in 1996. Currently, he holds a perfect record of 49-0 in his professional boxing career. Twenty-six of those wins came via knockout.

Mayweather has garnered a total of 15 world titles in boxing. He is also a five-division champion. In 2016 and in many occasions, he was tagged by reputable sports analysts and publications as the best pound for pound fighter in the world. Pundits see him too as the best boxer of all time.

The American’s presently untainted record equals the one held by the legendary Rocky Marciano. If he defeats McGregor, he would already surpass it.

Mayweather has proven himself among the biggest names in his sport like Manny Pacquiao, Oscar Dela Hoya, Shane Mosley, Juan Manuel Marquez, and Arturo Gatti, among others.

“The Notorious ” Conor McGregor

McGregor is younger, has more reach and is expected to be the aggressor in the Mayweather Vs McGregor Live bout. Although his coming fight with Money is his first professional boxing bout, he is not a stranger in combat sports.

In MMA, the Irish is a formidable foe because of his skills in boxing, wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. McGregor has a professional MMA record of 21 wins and 3 losses. Eighteen of his victories came via knockout, 1 by submission, and 2 were by decision. He only lost 3 times since his debut in 2008, which were by submission.

Along the way, McGregor became a two-division champion. His most notable win was when he pulverized the former best pound for pound in MMA, Jose Aldo, in just 13 seconds.

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Who Will Win?

McGregor is fighting in Mayweather’s yard, so the latter is definitely at a big advantage. Money’s more than 2 decades of boxing experience will certainly stack the odds in his favor.

On the other hand, one should not simply dismiss the toughness and knockout power of McGregor. He may be deprived of his kicks and grappling moves, but he still has his fists, which were instrumental in many of his MMA wins. A solid one delivered to his rival will surely be a game-changer. Like Our Twitter Page For More Update :