The negotiation of the elusive mega-fight between Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. has finally come into fruition. Mayweather announced the fight on Friday, Feb 20 via networking site Shots.com, “What the world has been waiting for has arrived. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao on May 2, 2015, is a done deal. I promised the fans we would get this done, and we did. We will make history on May 2nd. Don’t miss it! This is the signed contract from both fighters.”
Other details coming in, that the earnings split is 60-40 in favor of Mayweather in an estimated $250 M purse – the richest in history. The undefeated American could earn up to $120 million while the Filipino fighting congressman will get $80 M paycheck.
The positive development has prompted some delighted fans to search Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather tickets online. Base on second market ticket seller online TicketNetwork.com which offers 2-nights hotel accommodation of Floyd Mayweather Jr vs. Manny Pacquiao fight which started around $4,000 each.
According to Yahoo report, in order to pay the astronomical salary cost the Pacquiao vs Mayweather ticket prices could be scaled at an all-time high. The top ticket at the MGM Grand Garden is expected to go for $5,000 so that the arena can be scaled to produce a $40 million live gate as quoted by Kevin Iole.
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The existing record gate was $20,003,150, at the MGM in 2013 by Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez. If you recalled the Mayweather vs Canelo tickets was priced at $2,000, $1,500, $1,000, $600 and $350, not including applicable service charges. The total ticket limit were 12 per person and a limit of 10 per person at the $2,000, $1,500, $1,000, $600 and $350 price levels then a limit of two per person at the $350 price level.
But the average ticket price on the secondary market such as Stubhub, VividSeats, Ticketnetwork, SeatGeek, etc. for the Pacquiao vs Mayweather will be insanely high. So if your planning to watch the most awaited blockbuster fight this year, expect to shed couple of thousands more including room accommodation.
The Mayweather-Alvarez secondary market tickets had an astounding $2,028 each and Pacquiao vs Mayweather could make that twice more as expensive. The most in-demand bout we’d previously seen was Pacquiao-Marquez 4th installment, with an average ticket price of $920.
There is not enough ticket information other than the Pacquiao vs Mayweather tickets will be selling right away and next thing you know they are currently available on sale online after Mayweather announced the fight.
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TicketLiquidator.com – Manny Pacquiao fight tickets
TicketNetwork.com – Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather Tickets
VividSeats.com – Floyd Mayweather Jr vs. Manny Pacquiao
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