Mayweather Vs McGregor: Gloves off for money

Mixed-martial arts champion Conor McGregor and superstar boxer Floyd Mayweather will finally knock fists in their extraordinary fight this Saturday.

South Africans will be able to view the fight on Sunday morning at 5am.

University of San Francisco Sport Management Associate Professor Michael Goldman says this is going to be a big money fight.

According to reports, McGregor will receive $100 million while Mayweather will get $400 million.

Read: COMMENT: Conor McGregor will be left disappointed

Everyone has been talking about it for months, it has really built up business and ticket revenue... gate receipts could go up to $75 million in revenue... seats on the floor are going for $100.

Michael Goldman, University of San Francisco Sport Management Associate Professor

I call it an event more than a fight because of what they've created.

Michael Goldman, University of San Francisco Sport Management Associate Professor

In countries like Britain and the USA, people will be watching on pay-per-view for £19.95. Goldman says it is expected to generate over $400 million in revenue from pay-per-view.

For everyone on the planet, this is a must see event - a one of a kind super fight. It's a clash of two different formats that has really fired up everyone's imagination.

Michael Goldman, University of San Francisco Sport Management Associate Professor

To hear more of this interview, listen below:


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