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Mayweather To Receive $40 Million Guarantee For Ortiz?

By Edward Chaykovsky

Although not confirmed, multiple sources are reporting that five division champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. is going to receive a guarantee of $40 million dollars to face WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz on September 17, likely at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The financial figure is being spread like a forest fire behind closed doors in the boxing industry. The number is astronomical, with Mayweather obviously receiving the bulk of the money involved with the promotion. The Mayweather, who co-promotes the HBO pay-per-view event with Golden Boy Promotions, will be crossing his fingers to receive a record buyrate figure to make the show a huge financial success.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 06-09-2011

[QUOTE=David1976;10663879]This is the easiest big name title holder Mayweather could have chosen. The fact Ortiz is a GBP fighter only helps. I cannot see how they can market this without laughing.[/QUOTE] You are an idiot. Name one person more qualified…

Comment by Discipline on 06-08-2011

[QUOTE=pwnthee;10667002]lol if it's true then someone is a sucker at least he'll have some money to pay pac [for slander], security guards, and baby mamas.[/QUOTE] If you're the best, take the test!

Comment by pwnthee on 06-08-2011

lol if it's true then someone is a sucker at least he'll have some money to pay pac [for slander], security guards, and baby mamas.

Comment by Ron_Simmons on 06-08-2011

Looks like this n*gga shouldn't have problems paying the IRS when the time comes. I wonder what 401K plan they're giving this kid Ortiz.

Comment by AzteK Warrior on 06-08-2011

People: Do not allow this fraud gayweather to get away with this shiet!!! He must face pacman if or don't pay a fkn dime to watch this crap!! Enough is enough!

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