How loads money did Gennady GGG Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez each make from tonight’s trilogy boxing fight in Las Vegas?
Only a matter of hours up to now, the boxing world watched the fruits of 36 thrilling rounds between Saul Canelo Alvarez and Gennady GGG Golovkin.
The Mexican fighter was able to out-point the ageing Kazakh to a unanimous alternative after dominating the opening half of the fight.
However, every athletes come away from the T-Mobile Arena profitable on the monetary establishment, incomes a staggering sum of money for his or her trilogy contest – so how loads did GGG and Canelo make tonight?
How loads did GGG and Canelo make for his or her trilogy?
According to Boxing Scene and Yahoo Sports’ Kevin Iole, Saul Canelo Alvarez had a reported assured purse of $45 million for the GGG trilogy fight; whereas Golovkin bagged himself $20 million for his or her third bout.
However, it should probably not embody the PPV earnings cut back that every fighters will earn.
Draft Kings research that the break up is 60-40 in favour of Canelo with SportingNews claiming that Golovkin may stroll away from all of it with a steady $45 million for the trilogy fight.
Back in February, a report from ESPN’s Mike Coppinger claimed that Canelo may very well be signing a two-fight address Matchroom Boxing worth “upward of $85 million” for the Dmitry Bivol and Gennady Golovkin fights.
After the deal was finalised, a observe up report stated that the Mexican “could earn as much as $100 million altogether.”
According to The Mirror, Canelo earned an astonishing $53 million for his fight in the direction of Dimitry Bivol, who himself earned a career-high payday of $5 million.
What are an important incomes events in boxing historic previous?
Whilst the amount of money that Canelo and Golovkin have earned of their trilogy fight is staggering, it’s an awesome distance off from being aggressive with the Top 5 highest money-earning fights throughout the sport’s historic previous.
Per DAZN, the very best earner was unsurprisingly the 2015 mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, who earned £223.5 million and £122 million respectively, for an event full of £678 million.
Coming in at Number two is Floyd Mayweather’s cross-promotion fight in the direction of MMA movie star Conor McGregor; netting £223.5 million as soon as extra for the American and £70 million for the Irishman – a £662.5 million event full.
Canelo vs Mayweather sits throughout the third-place spot, which earned a sweet £214.7 million event full. Mayweather choices for a fourth time alongside together with his 2007 battle with Oscar De La Hoya, which made an event full of £187 million.
Finally, we’ve the 1987 primary rematch between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson, which made larger than £145.7 million on the event full.
By Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]