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They don’t call him Money Mayweather for nothing.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has once again upped the ante by logging the biggest pre-fight payout guarantee. He’s locked in for a record $41.5 million for his Sept. 14 fight against Canelo Alvarez, promoter Richard Schaefer confirmed Wednesday, according to Yahoo! Sports.
Mayweather was just shy of Mike Tyson‘s record, $33 million, with his previous guaranteed payout of $32 million last spring. The boxer has had no trouble bringing in the cash since his release from prison, although — if rumors can be believed — he also has no trouble spending it.
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Pound-for-pound boxing king Floyd Mayweather Jr. will smash a record for the highest guaranteed fight purse in boxing history when he faces Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on September 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. On Wednesday it was revealed that Mayweather’s guarantee for the fight will be a whopping $41.5 million. The highly anticipated fight with Alvarez could also shatter pay...
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You know you’ve made it when people want to dance for you and your posse. You also know you’ve made it when you’re going to get a guaranteed minimum of at least $40,000,000 for your next fight, but I digress.
Here is Floyd Mayweather Jr. watching a a bunch of kids dancing for him. Just for him.
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