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 Last update:  9/12/2013       Read more by Rick Reeno         
   
Mayweather vs. Canelo Gate Has Cracked $20 Million
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By Rick Reeno

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer has announced that Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs) vs. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs) continues to build on their record-cracking gate figure. Two months ago, Mayweather-Canelo broke the $19 million mark and shattered the previous record of $18,419,200 - set in 2007 by Oscar De La Hoya vs. Mayweather. On Thursday it was revealed that Mayweather-Canelo, as it stands right now and confirmed by the MGM Grand, has generated a gate of $20,003,150.

The fight takes place on Saturday night at the MGM in Las Vegas, with Showtime Pay-Per-View carrying the event.

Tags: Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Saul Alvarez , Mayweather-Canelo , Mayweather vs Canelo


 

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comment by smifnwessun, on 09-13-2013
these mexican fans are going to be cheering but same result canelo is going to be chasing the wind all night trying to setup his stance for the perfect punch while taking nothing but punishment.....the mexican james dean will walk out the ring looking like the mask

comment by Twako, on 09-13-2013
did they add more seats or just jacked up the prices

comment by Deevel916, on 09-13-2013
[QUOTE=Grimgash]They're not "given". They're promised and sold to said people. They don't hand out free tickets. It's like iHeartRadio concert in vegas. It sold out in 1 minute, but in reality most people who are ordering from the general public don't get access to a lot of the tickets. Companies...

comment by Grimgash, on 09-13-2013
[QUOTE=Lorily]So then how do they come up with a 19-20mil reported sales? Sounds more like a loss of revenue rather then gain, if what you're saying is actually true. Are they counting the cost of the tickets even though they aren't purchased but rather "given" to whomever? Sounds like a good...

comment by Lorily, on 09-13-2013
[QUOTE=Brother Khalid]The only thing I can thing of that a lot of these arena can be modified or expanded to get additional seats. This happens quite often in various sports in which the stadium/arena is expanded, beyond maximum capacity to make room for more fans.[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=Deevel916]In r...

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