Published September 19, 2013
Nevada regulators today said that Saturday's Floyd Mayweather Jr.
fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas "drew the biggest gate ever" in the state. The Nevada Athletic Commission said that 16,146 tickets sold for just over $20M total, for an average of almost $1,240 per ticket. NAC Exec Dir Keith Kizer
said that the fight eclipsed the $18.4M earned from 17,000 tickets for the Mayweather-Oscar De La Hoya
bout in '07 at the same venue (AP, 9/19