Floyd Mayweather earned $83,000 per second for Saturday’s fight



LOS ANGELES — By the time you finish reading this sentence — presuming you are Floyd Mayweather fighting Manny Pacquiao and read at an average pace — you’d have banked about $500,000.

And here’s another $83,000* for reading this line.

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Mayweather, who reportedly doesn’t read nearly as fast as he dances, earned roughly $83,000 per second during his Saturday night victory over Manny Pacquiao.

That’s based on Mayweather’s earnings of a widely estimated $180 million for his victory over Pacquiao in 12 rounds, each of which goes 3 minutes. The math: We took that $180 million and divided it by 2,160 (12 rounds x 180 seconds). So $83,333, to be exact. Read more…

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