FLOYD MAYWEATHER'S boxing career generated a staggering £2.4BILLION from pay-per-views.
That is according to World Boxing News, who calculated the numbers by working out the average price for a PPV bill – which was £58 thanks to high charges in the US – and the amount of sales.
They even stated that the 44-year-old's fights generated a whopping £1.4bn in the United States alone.
And worldwide figures brought the figure to £2.4bn, proving Mayweather really is the 'Money' man after all.
It has been claimed Mayweather's contract with Showtime made £776m alone, thanks to 14m PPV buys.
In total, Mayweather had 16 PPV fights spanning 2005-2017, culminating in his tenth round stoppage win against Conor McGregor.
His 2015 bout against Manny Pacquiao – dubbed the 'Fight of the Century' – earned the most buys.
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With over 4.6m purchases, the contest is said to have generated over £310m in revenue.
His second-highest grossing fight was the last of his 50 outings inside the ring.
Floyd Mayweather’s PPV sales
Arturo Gatti vs Floyd Mayweather – Jun 25, 2005 – 340k
Mayweather vs Zab Judah – Apr 8, 2006 – 375k
Mayweather vs Carlos Baldomir – Nov 4, 2006 – 325k
Oscar De La Hoya vs Mayweather – May 5, 2007 –2.4m
Mayweather vs Ricky Hatton – Dec 8, 2007 – 920k
Mayweather vs. Juan Manuel Marquez – Sep 19, 2009 – 1.06m
Mayweather vs Shane Mosley – May 1, 2010 – 1.4m
Mayweather vs Victor Ortiz – Sep 17, 2011 – 1.25m
Mayweather vs Miguel Cotto – May 5, 2012 –1.5m
Mayweather vs Robert Guerrero – May 4, 2013 –1m
Mayweather vs Saul Alvarez – Sep 14, 2013 – 2.2m
Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana – May 3, 2014 – 900k
Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana IISep 13, 2014 – 925k
Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao – May 2, 2015 – 4.6m
Mayweather vs Andre Berto – Sep 12, 2015 – 400k
Mayweather vs Conor McGregor – Aug 26, 2017 – 4.3m
An incredible 4.3m people bought the PPV event to see who would come out on top against Notorious, with the fight earning an estimated £287m in revenue.
Mayweather's dust-up against Canelo Alvarez in 2013 earned £116m thanks to 2.2million buys.
According to Forbes, he was the world's highest earning celebrity in 2018 as well as the richest sports star.
As well as owning a stunning £8m Las Vegas mansion, Mayweather also owns a fleet of supercars worth £20m.
His current net worth is estimated to be around £400m.
And he is set to add to his already vast wealth with a bumper pay-day thanks to his fight against YouTuber Logan Paul on Sunday night.
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