Mayweather vs Maidana 2 Purse: “Money” Banks $32 Million

by Rory Kernaghan | Posted on Saturday, September 13th, 2014 | 0


Floyd Mayweather Jr, is often referred to as the pound-for-pound greatest boxer in the world right now. Some may dispute that fact, but what is certain is “Money” will be laughing all the way to the bank after his rematch with Marcos Maidana. Mayweather, once again, takes the lion’s portion of the fight purse, read on for the Mayweather vs Maidana 2 purse split……

Both men will receive a share of the PPV sales, but it is the undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather who takes a healthy chunk of the fight’s purse. Indeed, “Money” will pocket a guaranteed $32 million for his showing against Maidana tonight. “Chino” is still getting paid, but is promised just $3 million for his part.

These totals do not include any form of sponsorship deals, but you can see clearly where “Money” got his nickname from. Check out Mayweather’s total career earnings since becoming a PPV draw:

  • Carlos Baldomir November 4, 2006 – $8 million
  • Oscar De La Hoya May 5, 2007 – $25 million
  • Ricky Hatton December 8, 2007 – $25 million
  • World Wrestling Entertainment Appearance – $20 million
  • Juan Manuel Márquez September 19, 2009 – $25 million
  • Sugar Shane Mosley May 14th, 2010 – $30 million
  • Victor Ortiz September 17th, 2011 – $40 million
  • Miguel Cotto May 5, 2012 – $40 million
  • Robert Guerrero May 4, 2013 – $50 million
  • Saul Alvarez September 14, 2013 – $50 million
  • Marcos Maidana May 2, 2014 – $40 million
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