Everyone who takes part in the Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao fight is going to make a lot of money. Mayweather and Pacquiao will, of course, make more than anyone—with Mayweather expected to make about $150 million and Pacquiao expected to make slightly less. But as it turns out, even the referee and judges for the fight will get paid, too.
Earlier today, 65-year-old Kenny Bayless was named the referee for the fight. He has refereed seven of Pacquiao's fights in the past and five of Mayweather's fights. And for his one night of work, he will pull in a record $25,000. The judges for the fight will be paid handsomely as well. They're all going to make about $20,000 each for the fight, which is also a record.
Oh, what a fight. It might single-handedly give the entire economy a boost.
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[via For The Win]