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Floyd Mayweather Jr. hits Conor McGregor in a super welterweight boxing match, in Las Vegas
Mayweather McGregor Boxing, Las Vegas, USA - 26 Aug 2017

Mayweather-McGregor Fight Busts Into Weekend’s Top 10 With $2.6M Saturday Night On The Big Screen

The Mayweather-McGregor fight was another event that broke through the clutter with an estimated 500k+ U.S. households shelling out $100/each to view the match live.

Other key pay-per-view numbers:
1)
$500m from U.S.
2) $200m from outside U.S.
3) $700m in Total

The fight was also in movie theatres on 532 screens:
1) $40
average ticket
2) 65k tickets sold
3) $2.6m in total $

The fight was the 3rd most watched movie theatre event on Saturday night:
1)
Lionsgate’s The Hitman’s Bodyguard— $3.9m
2)
New Line/Warner Bros.’ Annabelle: Creation— $2.8m
3) Mayweather-McGregor— $2.6m

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