Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 9/13/13
Boxing superstar Floyd “Money” Mayweather is set to score a guaranteed $41.5 million just to step inside the ring this Saturday to fight Canelo Alvarez. Do you wanna know how much the most the UFC has paid one of their athletes for a single fight? A fan asked UFC president Dana White that very question during Thursday’s Google Hangout, and let’s just say, Mayweather wouldn’t get out of bed for $5 million. “We paid a guy $5 million for a fight before, [but] we didn’t start making money until 2007,” White revealed. “That was six years ago. So, boxing’s been around for a 100 years, they’ve been doing big events since way back when. “[It's] pretty amazing what we have done in a short amount of time. I don’t think a lot of people look at it that way and break it down for what it really is.” Because the UFC is a privately held company, they do not publicly disclose any financial numbers they aren’t required to. Obviously, White didn’t share which fighter received the UFC’s larges
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