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 Last update:  5/2/2010       Read more by Ryan Burton         
   
Schaefer: Mayweather vs. Mosley Does Big Business
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By Ryan Burton

According to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, the mega-event featuring Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Shane Mosley, did big business in Las Vegas. The attendance at the MGM Grand Garden was 15,117. The full capacity, if not scaled down, is 17,157. The gate was over $11 million dollars and 12,448 closed circuit tickets were sold. Mayweather dominated Mosley over twelve rounds to win a unanimous decision.

The fight is now done, and the focus will shift to the final buyrate number for the pay-per-view. Most insiders believe the final buyrate number will become a key point in the expected negotiations to make a fight with WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao. An early buyrate number is usually released within a few days.



 

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comment by Market, on 05-03-2010
Most of y'all on this site are not true boxing fans, it's so obvious. The shit y'all say, y'all sound dumb ass hell and we know y'all are only on the site just to do that talk about shit y'all have no clue about. Would be the same people that would run in a real fight.

comment by WESS, on 05-02-2010
I also find it funny how Pac picked Mosley to win. As he was shocked last night, he will surly be shocked if he ever so dared to step in the same ring with Mayweather.

comment by wizard king, on 05-02-2010
[QUOTE=jonarie]People have got to be stupid if they think Pacquiao's going to fight the same way Mosley did tonight.[/QUOTE] are you nuts and stupid pac is going to fight the same way he has fought all his other fights. pac aint nothing but a pattern fighter that cant adjust on the fly. pac fo...

comment by PeterinMI, on 05-02-2010
[QUOTE=leonthegee]they sold 51000 because they were in texas. big fights dont happen in texas so to them that was a big event.[/QUOTE] Also you can sell a lot more dollar menu cheeseburgers than $50 Steaks. Dallas was priced pretty cheap. That isn't bad for the sport mind you. It does make ...

comment by leonthegee, on 05-02-2010
[QUOTE=simpac]15,000 only who watched in MGM for a 17,000 capacity? Thats two american no. 2 & 3 in P4P list. Pac fought boxer not in the top 10 P4P list ang filled 51,000. Well maybe they will do good in PPV buys. Anyway they are two americans fighting in US of A.[/QUOTE] they sold 51000 b...

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