Floyd Mayweather Jr’s net worth is set to surge by 37% to as much as US$330 million, according to Wealth-X estimates, after the boxer, nicknamed “Money”, beat Manny Pacquiao, in a historic 12-round championship welterweight super-fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday.
The match is the richest in boxing history, with the fighters sharing a purse expected to total US$300 million, although the exact figure is unknown. The purse split is 60-40 in Mayweather’s favor.
Thirty-eight-year-old Mayweather, an undefeated five-weight world champion, is expected to take home as much as US$180 million in revenues from Saturday’s fight including pay-per-view subscriptions, arena tickets, sponsorship, merchandise, broadcast sales, and other earnings.
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