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Mayweather-Canelo Drills De La Hoya-Floyd Gate Record

By Rick Reeno

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer has revealed that Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs) vs. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs) will generate a record-cracking gate figure of over $19.5 million dollars. The number shatters the previous record of $18,419,200 - set in 2007 by Oscar De La Hoya vs. Mayweather.

Mayweather-Canelo actually broke the record last month. Schaefer had previously announced that Mayweather-Canelo broke the record with a figure of at least $18,647,000 - which Schaefer expected to rise around the $19 million mark - but once the numbers were calculated it became clear the overall gate figure was even larger than everyone had anticpated.

Mayweather-Canelo takes place on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Showtime Pay-Per-View will carry the card.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Michael Paine on 07-19-2013

Add the 13% inflation since 2007 and it's still behind DLH-Mayweather.

Comment by Grimgash on 07-19-2013

[QUOTE=illmaticfighter;13569105]pac is the b side in that zhiming ppv he is the reason that ppv will do those numbers point blank.[/QUOTE] Everyone knows that though...its why the cards where it is.

Comment by PACnPBFsuck on 07-19-2013

[QUOTE=illmaticfighter;13569105]pac is the b side in that zhiming ppv he is the reason that ppv will do those numbers point blank.[/QUOTE] Game time....

Comment by Phenom on 07-19-2013

imagine if this fight was in Bob Arum newly built temporary stadium this fight would have generated 40 Milllion easy

Comment by SaldanaCC on 07-19-2013

Only a floyd event can do these kida numbers!!!!!! Pac vs rios wont come close!!!!!!!

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