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Mayweather-Maidana Sells Over 14K Tickets, $12 Mill Gate

By Rick Reeno

According to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, more than 14,700 tickets were sold for the May 3rd, Showtime Pay-Per-View clash, between Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana, which takes place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. More than 16,000 tickets were made available at 10am on Saturday. Schaefer says the gate is already over $12 million dollars.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by turkas on 03-09-2014

[QUOTE=CraigM;14309073]it would be if it was the fans getting the chance to go which with the prices that high wouldn't suggest its for the fans, the casino system is based to keep the rich happy and see a fight after…

Comment by tibbar on 03-09-2014

Its only mind conditioning, trying to influence trending, its only casinos buying the tickets to give away as promos to its high roller patrons.

Comment by Sgt.Pepper on 03-09-2014

[QUOTE=Foreign Soil;14309095]It's not a real reflection of the state of the game though. Maidana-Floyd isn't a big selling fight, this is just the same group of people scratching each other's backs and in that regard it is a reflection of…

Comment by Foreign Soil on 03-09-2014

[QUOTE=secondsin;14308843]The casino/brokers will probably sell most, if not all of the tickets anyway so the end result is the same:a packed stadium.[/QUOTE] It's not a real reflection of the state of the game though. Maidana-Floyd isn't a big selling fight,…

Comment by Sgt.Pepper on 03-09-2014

[QUOTE=Isaac Clarke;14309031]It's the mexican fans buying all the tickets............[/QUOTE]:lol1::lol1:

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