Floyd Mayweather states he made $100 million from ‘fake fight’

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Floyd Mayweather is perhaps the very best fighter in modern-day history. He has an excellent record on the planet, battling 50 times and winning on all events. His battle records have actually likewise catapulted him into among the greatest sports earners on the planet.

Worth $450 million per forecasts by Celebrity Net Worth, Mayweather has actually made $1.1 billion in his overall profession revenues. He is likewise the 5th highest-paid professional athlete of perpetuity. The other 5 are Michael Schumacher ($ 1 billion, Jack Nicklaus ($ 1.15 billion, Arnold Palmer ($ 1.35 billion, Tiger Woods ($ 1.65 billion, and Michael Jordan ($ 1.9 billion.

Mayweather retired from boxing after his mouthwatering bout with Conor McGregor. However, he just recently came out of retirement to combat Youtuber- turned-boxer Logan Paul at the Hardrock Stadium in Miami in an exhibit match.

The 44-year-old and Logan combated in an eight-round bout, an occasion that went the complete range after Mayweather stopped working to knockout his amateur challenger. The bout drew extensive criticism from boxing experts due to the fact that it was “unreal” however it was Mayweather who chuckled all the method to the bank.

The fighter boasted that he made $100 million from the “fake fight” at a press rundown when his protégé Gervonta Davis just recently knocked out Mario Barrios to declare the WBA extremely light-weight title.

“I’m the only person that can do a fake fight and get 100 M’s (millions,” Mayweather stated.“ I could do legalized sparring and get 100 M’s. Am I the best bank robber? Cause I don’t know nobody in sports that’s my age that can still stick “em” up like that.”

Despite declaring to have actually made $100 million from his bout with Logan, this medium reports that the cash he made from the battle disappointed the figure he priced estimate. According to the report, the exhibit bout created $50 million from the sales on Showtime and Fanmio in the United States.

Mirror even more reported that Mayweather consented to an offer to make half of the pay-per-view sales, making his share around $25m. He likewise got a $10m flat cost and declared he made $30m from the sponsors on his shorts, taking his overall revenues to $65m.

Meanwhile, the fighter has actually eliminated coming out of retirement to combat once again. “I am going into the Hall of Fame,” he stated after his bout withLogan “I have nothing to prove.”

“If they are happy with grappling and holding for eight rounds, that’s good for them – I hope the fans were pleased.

“I have been in this sport for so long, I was letting people see I can come out at the age of 44 and bring 30,000 to the stadium and bring good pay-per-view numbers,” he included. “Will I make a comeback? Absolutely not. I have retired from the sport of boxing. I probably won’t do an exhibition again either.”

Floyd Mayweather states he made $100 million from ‘fake fight’.