Here's The $US40 Million Check That Floyd Mayweather Got For Fighting Canelo Alvarez

Floyd Mayweather made a record $US41.5 million purse for his mega-fight with Canelo Alvarez.

And now we have the check thanks to @Fight_Ghost.

$630,000 was taken out for anti-doping tests and tickets. Floyd’s team got Canelo to agree to US Anti-Doping Agency drug testing for the fight (something that Manny Pacquiao had reportedly refused in negotiations with Floyd). It looks like Floyd had to foot the $US25,000 bill for the doping tests, though.

According to Pro, there were only 50 complementary tickets given out for the fight (basically, just Floyd and Canelo’s families), and everyone else had to pay. With ticket prices ranging from $US350 to $US2,000, Floyd must have bought a few hundred tickets to reach that $US605,000 figure. Considering he only fights twice a year, lives in Las Vegas (where the fight was), and employs a massive entourage, it’s not hard to understand how he bought so many tickets.

Floyd is expected to make even more once the official pay-per-view numbers are in. Some estimates have him taking home $US100 million total from the fight.

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