Oscar De La Hoya vs Floyd Mayweather Jr., WBC super welterweight title fight, at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas real estate tonight. De La Hoya is defending his fighting title that could be the largest-grossing in boxing history.
It is expected to be the largest-grossing event in boxing history, predicted to surpass $100 million in revenue.
Oscar De La Hoya has been a professional fighter for 15 years and has seen everything.
Boxing never has seen anything like this and is ready to break almost all fight records.
De La Hoya is the main drawing card for this weeks mainstream of American sports.
Golden Boy Promotions, De La Hoya’s company, is co-promoting the fight with HBO.
Mayweather, the most popular of his generation, is both unbeaten and unabashed. He is the right opponent for De La Hoya.
This monumental boxing event in Las Vegas, Nevada at MGM Grand is bringing all of the business aspects together including media coverage, sellout crowd, closed-circuit sales, foreign TV interest, pay-per-view, marketing, sponsorships and merchandising.
The MGM Grand Garden has sold all 16,700 seats to set a live-gate record of $19.068 million, eclipsing the previous record of $16.8 million for the 1999 Evander Holyfield-Lennox Lewis fight.
This spectacular fight is going to show in 176 countries, where as most are shown in about 30 to 40 foreign countries. Each country pays a licensing fee with HBO receiving a portion of the deal.
Oscar will be making the most money he’s ever made in a fight in addition to Golden Boy Promotion advertising the biggest fight in fighting history. Who do you think will be the winner, De La Hoya or Mayweather Jr?
Oscar De La Hoya vs Floyd Mayweather Jr defends fight title tonight at MGM Grand.