Those who have been following Mayweather vs McGregor news surely know the anticipated fight happens in one month. Included in one of the hypes factors, many people consider this as the money fight.
Some said that it is because Mayweather was money, some talked about the figures that will be spinning in the betting sites, and so on. We cannot deny that it is going to be the money fight. But here is the clear explanation about why it is called as The Money Fight.
It is one of the most awaited fight, and it will officially happen. As quoted from UFC president, Dana White, he said that it was going to be a massive money fight. Well, the reason is very obvious. Both have such big names in their world. When the host brings the best with the best, this can enhance the value of the spectacle. The huge financial potential is a strong trigger that makes this bout happen. But in the other, it is also the battle of egos between two fighters.
In Conan show, McGregor clearly stated that he was interested in meeting Mayweather in the ring. Since then, both sides enthusiasts have been pretty hyped with the fight possibility. That is also one of the factors which make this as money fight.
The event is arguably going to be the most grossing bout of the century. It could generate $500 0 $600 millions or more from the ticketing sales, sponsorships, as well as PPV revenue. Let’s not forget that the diehard fans of Mayweather and McGregor are spread around the world. White stated in Conan show that it was going to be a tough deal.
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And as expected, Mayweather comes as the most favorite. But when asked about the equilibrium of the fighters, Dana White clearly rejected that it is a mismatch bout. Dana White considered that Conor McGregor, although is not a pro boxer, is a pro fighter.
McGregor age is 27 year old. And he is at the peak of his career. Meanwhile, Floyd is 40 and semi-retired. So it is not completely a mismatch.
PPV revenue will contribute big portion of the fight revenue. The standard package itself costs around $89.99. And the viewers need to pay $10 more to get the HD quality. Multiply this number with million viewers from UK, US, and the rest of the world, it will be gigantic. No wonder that it is going to be The Money Fight in this century.