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People were mad. People still watched. No, I’m not still talking about the presidential debate.
According to Mike Coppinger, the Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul exhibition generated over 1 million buys on pay-per-view. A precise final number is not yet available.
The fight was available for $49.99 via both Showtime and Fanmio.
Sources: The Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul exhibition generated over 1 million buys on pay-per-view. The PPV was available via Showtime and Fanmio at $49.99. There’s no precise PPV number available yet, but the show will at least exceed 1 million in buys
— Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) June 9, 2021
Should Mayweather get back into the ring with one of the Paul brothers or some other random social media star, that number will be the reason why.
I have no problem with Showtime airing this fight. It was an event. Hardcore boxing fans don’t want to hear this, but there was more interest in Mayweather battling a YouTuber than a prizefight between the sport’s top active boxers.
For context, the much-hyped Wilder-Fury II generated between 800,000 and 850,000 buys.
Yep, Mayweather picked up another win.