Found May 12, 2012 on Fox Sports:
PLAYERS: Miguel Cotto
HBO Sports is reporting that the May 5 junior middleweight title fight between Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas sold 1.5 million pay-per-view buys and generated $94 million in pay-per-view revenue. The event was presented by Golden Boy Promotions, Mayweather Promotions, and Miguel Cotto Promotions, in association with HBO Sports and the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. The total pushes Mayweather vs. Cotto to the second highest-grossing non-heavyweight pay-per-view event of all time, with Mayweather's May 5, 2007 fight with Oscar De La Hoya sitting at first place with a reported 2.4 million buys. De La Hoya vs. Mayweather raked in $137 million at the box office. Mayweather vs. Cotto also took in $12,000,150 at the live gate, with a reported 14,612 tickets sold, making it the ninth highest grossing live gate in Nevada history.

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In the electric main event of the Ring Kings pay-per-view, one of the best fighters to ever come from the island of Puerto Rico stood proudly opposite one of the greatest American boxers of this era. With nearly 15,000 screaming fans in attendance (breaking the live gate record in Nevada), over 1.5 million PPV buys and countless souls watching on, the two gladiators, Miguel Cotto...
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