Did Mayweather pay McGregor?

Last Modified Feb 23, 2024 02:39 GMT

Mayweather vs McGregor, dubbed as ‘The Money Fight,’ was a highly anticipated boxing match that took place on August 26, 2017. The fight was a crossover event between the undefeated former world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and the mixed martial artist Conor McGregor. The two fighters engaged in a highly publicized promotional tour leading up to the fight, which generated a lot of hype and excitement. This fight was recorded as the second-highest pay-per-view buy rate, just behind Mayweather vs. Pacquiao.


Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Conor McGregor
Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Conor McGregor



Did Mayweather pay McGregor?


For the fight, Mayweather and McGregor were guaranteed a paycheck of $100 Million and $30 Million, respectively. However, the earnings for the two fighters were significantly higher, as Mayweather made around $280 million from the fight, while McGregor earned approximately $130 million, as reported by Forbes.



Mayweather vs. McGregor Pay-Per-View


Forbes also reported that the event was a huge financial success, with 4.3 million pay-per-view purchases and a gate revenue of $55 million. This made it one of the most lucrative boxing events in history, coming in second only to the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight.




Mayweather vs. McGregor Winner


The fight concluded in the 10th round, as Mayweather defeated McGregor via a knockout. This was Floyd’s 50th consecutive victory.


This fight was Mayweather’s last professional boxing outing, as he retired with a splendid record of 50 wins and 0 losses (50-0).


Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Conor McGregor
Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Conor McGregor
Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Conor McGregor
Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Conor McGregor



Last Updated On February 23, 2024.

FAQs

Q. How much did McGregor get from Mayweather?

A. McGregor earned an estimated $130 Million for his fight against Floyd Mayweather.

Q. Who is richer between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather?

A. According to Forbes, Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather’s net worth is substantially higher than Conor McGregor’s.

Q. How much did Floyd Mayweather make against McGregor per second?

A. While both the fighters made an impressive amount of money for the fight, Mayweather earned an unfathomable $59,347 per second compared to McGregor's $17,804.

Q. Who is the richest UFC fighter?

A. Conor McGregor is the richest fighter in the UFC.

Q. How old is Conor McGregor?

A. Conor McGregor is currently 35 years old.

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