Ticket sales for Mayweather-McGregor will not record
The ticket sales of the great boksgevecht between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor from the end of last month, no record has been produced, because there will be thousands of empty seats were in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The revenue from the ticket sales of “The Money Fight’, such as by Mayweather won the fight was called, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission on 55.4 million dollars (46.5 million euro).
This keeps Mayweather-McGregor considerably behind in the fight between Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao in 2015, where the ticket was good for a turnover of 72,2 million (€60.5 million).
The promotiebedrijf of Mayweather and MMA organization, the UFC hoped to have 60 million to $ 80 million to raise by the sale of tickets.
However, there were more than seven thousand empty seats in the T-Mobile Arena. The stadium has a capacity of 20.500 places and there are 13.094 tickets sold. The average price of a ticket was 4.232 dollar (3.549 euro), with a maximum of $ 10,000.
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In the coming days is not known how much money there is collected with a pay-per-view. Americans had between 90 and 100 dollars to pay to get the battle live to be able to watch it on tv.
In Mayweather-Pacquiao, there are 4.6 million pay-per-views sold and the expectation is that the record on August 26, improved is.
The television viewers will get the most income for Mayweather-McGregor, which is probably the most lucrative boksgevecht from history. Mayweather-Pacquiao was good for a total turnover of 620 million dollars (520 million euros).
Winner of Mayweather, who, with his duel with Pacquiao, more than 250 million dollars earned, contractually anyway already sure of 100 million dollars. McGregor will be at least 30 million dollars.
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