Floyd Mayweather Jr. (left) is projected to make up to $180 million, with Manny Pacquiao making more than $100 million. New, 19 comments. Floyd 'Money' Mayweather makes bank from Pacquiao fight with $230 million purse .

In 2019, Pacquiao received $10 million guaranteed payout for fight against (Keith Thurman) which made him most post boxers in 2019.

A record 4.4 million households paid to watch the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight on May 2. In the end, after a unanimous 12 round decision, Mayweather won and walked away from the fight with a 49-0 record. Overall, Mayweather averaged landing 12 of 36 punches per round and Pacquiao a poor 6 of 35 per round.
After winning fight from (Adrien Broner) in 2019, Pacquiao makes ($10 million) as purse payout, $10 million from tv rights money and endorsement deals. The event sold 1.4 million views, trailing only Mayweather’s fight with Oscar De La Hoya among non-heavyweight pay-per-view … Mayweather was guaranteed $22.5 million for the Mosley battle, which ended up being one of the top-grossing PPV fights in history. The payout to the fighters was actually three times higher than any other fight in history. About 4.4 million homes paid up to $99.99 to watch the May 2 Mayweather-Pacquiao fight. If you wanted to go see the fight, entry level tickets were priced higher than any Super Bowl in history, costing $5,400.

Mayweather will likely win $120 million and Pacquiao will get $80 million for the fight, putting them squarely in the highest income tax bracket.


The notion from some that there should be a rematch because of the supposed injury is silly. Before the fight even began, both fighters were expected to make over $100 million.