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Floyd Mayweather’s glittering boxing career was worth an astronomical £2.4BILLION as PPV earnings revealed

FLOYD MAYWEATHER’S boxing career generated a staggering £2.4BILLION from pay-per-views.

That is according to World Boxing News, who calculated the numbers by working out the average price for a PPV bill – which was £58 thanks to high charges in the US – and the amount of sales.

Floyd Mayweather’s PPV fights are said to have generated over £2.4billion in revenue
Mayweather’s glittering 21-year career came to an end in 2017 after he beat Conor McGregor

They even stated that the 44-year-old‘s fights generated a whopping £1.4bn in the United States alone.

And worldwide figures brought the figure to £2.4bn, proving Mayweather really is the ‘Money’ man after all.

It has been claimed Mayweather’s contract with Showtime made £776m alone, thanks to 14m PPV buys.

In total, Mayweather had 16 PPV fights spanning 2005-2017, culminating in his tenth round stoppage win against Conor McGregor.

His 2015 bout against Manny Pacquiao – dubbed the ‘Fight of the Century’ – earned the most buys.

MAY PAY DAY

With over 4.6m purchases, the contest is said to have generated over £310m in revenue.

His second-highest grossing fight was the last of his 50 outings inside the ring.

American legend Mayweather is said to be worth an estimated £400m

The outside of Mayweather's LA mansion shows the life of luxury he is living

Mayweather is the proud owner of an £8m mansion in Las Vegas
Mayweather likes his cars in white in Las Vegas
Mayweather owns a fleet of supercars said to be worth £20m

An incredible 4.3m people bought the PPV event to see who would come out on top against Notorious, with the fight earning an estimated £287m in revenue.

Mayweather’s dust-up against Canelo Alvarez in 2013 earned £116m thanks to 2.2million buys.

According to Forbes, he was the world’s highest earning celebrity in 2018 as well as the richest sports star.

As well as owning a stunning £8m Las Vegas mansion, Mayweather also owns a fleet of supercars worth £20m.

His current net worth is estimated to be around £400m.

And he is set to add to his already vast wealth with a bumper pay-day thanks to his fight against YouTuber Logan Paul on Sunday night.

But the motors in Mayweather's LA garage are black

His cars include a number of Rolls-Royces worth over £3m and four Bugatti Veyron’s

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