It was not officially announced how much Floyd Mayweather Jr and Logan Paul would be paid for their show bout this weekend, but both fighters have provided clues as to what to expect from the clash.
Boxing legend Mayweather, 44, will meet YouTuber Paul, 26, at Miami Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday at 8 p.m. EDT, with pay-per-view tickets priced at $ 49.99.
Mayweather expects a profit of “100 million US dollars or more”
It was reported that Mayweather, who retired from professional boxing in 2017 with a 50-0 record, Receives a guaranteed $ 10 million for participating in the fight and also receives 50% of PPV sales.
Speaking to the Disruptive Entrepreneur Podcast in March, ‘money“Said he believed his match with Paul would bring him at least $ 100 million.
“I can fight a fighter now and I can guarantee myself $ 35 million,” he said said. “I can probably make $ 50 million at some point just for a normal fight. Or me and Logan Paul can go out, chat, have fun, and make nine-figure amounts, $ 100 million or more. “
Paul is betting on a smaller payout
Meanwhile, Paul becomes allegedly receive a base fee of $ 250,000 on top of 10% of PPV sales.
The internet star whose boxing experience was tied to a draw and a loss to British YouTuber KSI, has TMZ. tells He believes he could make up to $ 20 million off Mayweather.
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How can I see Mayweather versus Paul?
You can see the fight between Mayweather and Paul on Showtime US (USA only) and Fanmio (worldwide).
Follow Mayweather against Paul live with AS English
You will also be able to Follow the live text coverage of Mayweather vs Paul right here at AS English. We give you a detailed account of the struggle as it unfolds in Miami.