Wealth-X is reporting that Mayweather took home close to $180 million in revenue from the fight, a pay-per-view event so popular that it crashed for many customers due to high traffic. It was the richest fight in boxing history, and the payouts are showing it.
It's a 37 percent rise in net worth for Mayweather, while Pacquiao, who raked in somewhere around $120 million, experienced a 36 percent increase in his net worth, which now sits at $300 million.
In essence, the 36-minutes, 12-round fight made Mayweather $5 million per minute. I'm just going to go cry in a corner now while Mayweather buys a few more hundred watches.
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