The Main Event
Sports history is being made this weekend; and not just because of who's in the ring.
Since 2008 fans of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have been calling for a match between the two fighters. This weekend the two are finally going toe to toe in an event that will break every revenue record previously set.
When all is said and done the main event is expected to bring in at least $400 million. Sixty percent of those profits will go to Mayweather and the remaining 40 to Pacquiao. $74 million is coming from the sale of 15,000 tickets that haven't already been set aside for important clients and high rollers of the casino and both boxing camps.
Tecate beer won the bid to be a title sponsor with more than $5 million. The highest amount spent by a beer company on a sporting event. Both camps say every detail of the fight was negotiated right down to who is singing the national anthem. Win or lose, everyone's bank account is chalking this up to a knockout.