Difference between revisions of "Shane Mosley vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr."

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* In buildup for the fight, [[HBO]] aired its series "[[HBO 24/7|24/7]]" in which it briefly chronicled the two fighters' training and preparations for the bout.
 
* In buildup for the fight, [[HBO]] aired its series "[[HBO 24/7|24/7]]" in which it briefly chronicled the two fighters' training and preparations for the bout.
 
* Ticket prices for the bout ranged from $100-$1250.[http://www.fighthype.com/pages/content7357.html]
 
* Ticket prices for the bout ranged from $100-$1250.[http://www.fighthype.com/pages/content7357.html]
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* Mayweather earned a guaranteed $22.5 million purse, while Mosley was guaranteed $7 million. Mayweather's actual earnings, however, likely exceeded $40 million after the HBO pay-per-view totals were calculated. [http://boxing.fanhouse.com/2010/04/29/floyd-mayweather-to-earn-22-5-million-purse/]

Revision as of 05:54, 1 May 2010

Official Fight Poster

2010-05-01 : Floyd Mayweather Jr 146 lbs beat Shane Mosley 147 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

Aired On: HBO Pay-Per-View (Main Event)

Notes

  • Shane Mosley 46-5 (39 KOs) vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. 40-0 (25 KOs)
  • Mayweather Jr. entered ranked at # 2 pound-for-pound and the # 3 welterweight in the world according to The Ring Magazine. Strangely, Mosley, a 3-1 underdog[1] entered as the # 3 pound-for-pound fighter in the world, but the # 2 welterweight.
  • In buildup for the fight, HBO aired its series "24/7" in which it briefly chronicled the two fighters' training and preparations for the bout.
  • Ticket prices for the bout ranged from $100-$1250.[2]
  • Mayweather earned a guaranteed $22.5 million purse, while Mosley was guaranteed $7 million. Mayweather's actual earnings, however, likely exceeded $40 million after the HBO pay-per-view totals were calculated. [3]