Showtime initiatives the exhibition boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Logan Paul to have sold one million pay-per-view buys, an individual within the trade with information who was not licensed to talk publicly instructed USA TODAY Sports activities.
The pay-per-view for the battle price $49.99, which can generate an estimated $50 million, the supply confirmed.
Sportico was the primary to report the information.
Three of the highest 4 fights all-time based mostly on pay-per-view buys concerned Mayweather, the retired champion, together with his battle in opposition to Manny Pacquiao in 2015 producing a report 4.6 million pay-per-view buys.
The projected pay-per-view figures from the Mayweather-Paul battle would rank about twenty fifth, in line with Tapology.
The trade supply stated principals concerned within the Mayweather-Paul battle can be pleased with these numbers, partly as a result of the battle occurred on a Sunday evening and that Paul was an unknown, having fought in one professional battle earlier than the exhibition in opposition to Mayweather in Miami.