Alvarez vs. Golovkin, By The Numbers The Day After

There was a day when boxing, baseball and horse racing ruled this country’s sporting world, and for one night, boxing’s luster returned at T-Mobile Arena Saturday. The boxing purists celebrated the Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin fight — less than a month after the combat fight industry went Hollywood with Mayweather-McGregor.   LVSportsBiz.com goes by the numbers.

 

 

5,000,000

The amount in dollars received by Alvarez for his purse.

 

All photo credits: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau

 

3,000,000

Amount in dollars for Gennady Golovkin’s purse

 

 

22,358

Attendance for Alvarez-Golovkin bout

 

16,219

Attendance for Mayweather-Pacquaio bout in 2015

 

14,623

Attendance for Mayweather-McGregor fight in August

 

 

7,735

The difference in attendance from Alvarez-Golovkin over Mayweather-McGregor

 

118-110

Judge Adalaide Byrd’s score total of Alvarez over Golovkin

 

 

79.99

HBO pay-per-view charge

 

1

Number of people who publicly supported Adalaide Byrd’s judging (Bob Bennett, NSAC executive director)

Alan Snel

Alan Snel brings decades of sports-business reporting experience to LVSportsBiz.com. Snel covered the business side of sports for the South Florida (Fort Lauderdale) Sun-Sentinel, the Tampa Tribune and Las Vegas Review-Journal. As a city hall beat reporter, Snel also covered stadium deals in Denver and Seattle. In 2000, Snel launched a sport-business website for FoxSports.com called FoxSportsBiz.com. After reporting sports-business for the RJ, Snel wrote hard-hitting stories on the Raiders stadium for the Desert Companion magazine in Las Vegas and The Nevada Independent. Snel is also one of the top bicycle advocates in the country.

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