Mayweather secured a $100 million guaranteed purse for the fight, along with a significant share of the PPV revenue and ticket sales. Those numbers have been estimated at nearly 200 million, which would bring his total take to $300 million for his 28 minutes of action.ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
McGregor lasted for 28 minutes and 5 seconds before being knocked out in the 10th round, which means they fought for a total of 1,685 seconds. Some simple math reveals that Mayweather earned $178,041 per second of the fight. To put this into perspective, the median household income in the United States is around $52,000 per year based on a 40 hour work week.
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