Last month’s epic exchange blows between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is still making news of late. Even after a month being passed for the blockbuster brawl, the stat reports indicate a staggering £20 million and growing owing to the increase in pay-per-view platforms. Despite YouTube encompassing paid and free versions of the ‘Money’ fight, it seems the fall of ‘the Notorious’ still rings the cash registers.
Official broadcaster and rights owner Sky Sports declared at a general sports conference about the McGregor v. Mayweather match held in the T-Arena in August with over a million purchases of the telecast. This move has cracked all previous records including the one made in April 2017 involving Wladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua.
Following the spree is the Manny Pacquiao brawl against Floyd in 2015 which had a lesser audience than the August 26th match. The Nevada-based match between Floyd and Conor ended in the tenth round owing to a fatigued McGregor succumbing to a TKO. This match brought in more than 6.5 million purchases for the PPV platform and surpasses the preceding one of 4.2 million made on the Pacquiao v Mayweather contest. UFC president, Dana White, released the stats of 6.5 million which is exuberant; however, confirmation on a genuine number is still anticipated by the SHO portal.
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While the Conor vs. Floyd match are most certainly ringing the registers till date, a lot of boxing action is still on the anvil. As boxing-fans take large strides in the direction of bookmakers (and betting kiosks) for placing bets on their preferred fighters, the risk-factor swells-up with each game. The good news comes in the form of Coral betting offers info for boxing fans, as such platforms deliver precise information to potential bettors. These government-recognized portals enable amateur bettors as well as highly experienced punters to bet their way to UFC success with optimistic rewards.
Authentic Numbers on the Way
UK-based Sky Sports are on the verge of acquiring official numbers pertaining to the PPV campaigns following the Money fight. Nevertheless, if premature pointers remain accurate, a sum of over twenty million pounds was the overall figure that buyers frittered on the T-Arena session. Even as it seems indigestible, the yarns pertaining to the brawl made more money than the actual game itself as recorded throughout the pay per view epoch.