Mayweather win draws 1.4 million buys
Floyd Mayweather Jr. calls himself "Money," and the welterweight star sure knows how to generate it.
Mayweather's lopsided decision victory against Shane Mosley (46-6, 39 KOs) on May 1 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas generated 1.4 million domestic pay-per-view buys and $78.3 million in television revenue, HBO announced on Tuesday.
That makes the fight the second-biggest non-heavyweight pay-per-view bout in history.
The buy total ties the fight with the 1999 welterweight unification ...
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