On top of that are the percentages that they will be paid from PPV, box office and merchandising that will see Mayweather receive 350 million and this will be the second time he will have earnings of such a level after the 250 million he was given for fighting Pacquiao. McGregor, whose biggest pot for a UFC fight was 3 million will now take away 100 million.
How much money have Mayweather and McGregor earned from the fight?
Floyd Mayweather only had to get into the ring at the T-Mobile Arena to ensure a cheque of 100 million dollars and Conor McGregor will take home 30 million dollars basic according to an official document released of earnings by the pair.
PPV, tickets and sponsors
It is estimated that there will be five million PPVs that will raise the total earnings from television to 495 million dollars while there were around 18,000 people that watched the contest live that will guarantee another 100 million dollars with tickets from 3,000 up to 100,000 dollars The total will not reach 1,000 million but it will be close and with the figures on the table it is expected that it will be a record amount in earnings with the previous highest amount being 623 million dollars for the fight of the century.
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