The latest estimates have the May 2 match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao bringing in $400 million. Yes, that’s almost half a billion. But where does it come from?
It’s part of an intricate deal between HBO and Showtime, but the short answer is that a lot of people are willing to pay through the nose to see this fight. We crunched the numbers, and here’s how Mayweather vs. Pacquiao will make $400 million.