Floyd Mayweather and Mike Tyson dominate all of the positions for highest-selling Pay Per View occasions in boxing historical past.
The boxing legends and Corridor of Famers lay declare to each place on the all-time United States High 10 listing.
After WBN revealed the information that the Roy Jones Jr. exhibition gained over 1.5m gross sales on American soil, Tyson added an additional spot.
The heavyweight puncher was down seven to a few in Mayweather’s favor earlier than the RJJ struggle. He’s now six and 4.
From the coveted honor roll, Tyson vs. Jones ousted Mayweather vs. Mosley [level with Holyfield vs. Foreman].
Initially holding hopes of touchdown over the magic million gross sales mark, projections rapidly Tyson vs. Jones recover from 1.5m.
This situation meant Tyson sealed yet one more profitable spot on the highest-selling stock.
Mayweather and Tyson proceed to carry each single place between them.
US PPV ALL-TIME TOP TEN SALES
1/ Might 2, 2015 – Mayweather vs. Pacquiao – 4.6m
2/ Aug 26, 2017 – Mayweather vs. McGregor – 4.3m
3/ Might 5, 2007 – De La Hoya vs. Mayweather – 2.4m
4/ Sep 14, 2013 – Mayweather vs. Canelo – 2.2m
5/ Jun 28, 1997 – Tyson vs. Holyfield II – 1.99m
6/ Jun 8, 2002 – Lewis vs. Tyson – 1.97m
7/ Aug 19, 1995 – Tyson vs. McNeeley – 1.6m
8/ Nov 9, 1996 – Tyson vs. Holyfield – 1.6m
9/ Nov 28, 2020 – Tyson vs Jones Jr. – 1.5m+
10/ Might 5, 2012 – Mayweather vs. Cotto – 1.5m
Of the 2, Mayweather is the PPV king and holds the highest 4 spots. Floyd Mayweather additionally has essentially the most PPV gross sales in United States historical past.
Proper-hand man Leonard Ellerbe gave a reminder of that reality on social media.
“You all will need to have forgotten,” as RJ would say, that Mayweather Promotions holds all of the data,” he stated.
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao is the largest promoting PPV of all time regardless of UFC boss Dana White not too long ago trying to re-write historical past.
“When Conor and Floyd fought, it took on a lifetime of its personal. All over the place I went, folks requested me if these two had been going to struggle. It saved constructing, constructing and constructing,” White informed Sky Sports activities.
“It ended up being the largest pay-per-view ever,” he wrongly stated final month.
As WBN confirmed: “In america, Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor bought 4.3 million items. Virtually 5.2 million acquired recorded worldwide from Showtime, Sky Sports activities within the UK, and different shops.
“However, Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao bought 4.6 million US PPVs. The ‘greatest Pay-Per-View ever’ took the highest spot with nearly 5.8 million throughout the globe.”