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.
The amount in dollars received by Alvarez for his purse.
Amount in dollars for Gennady Golovkin’s purse
Attendance for Alvarez-Golovkin bout
Attendance for Mayweather-Pacquaio bout in 2015
Attendance for Mayweather-McGregor fight in August
The difference in attendance from Alvarez-Golovkin over Mayweather-McGregor
Judge Adalaide Byrd’s score total of Alvarez over Golovkin
HBO pay-per-view charge
Number of people who publicly supported Adalaide Byrd’s judging (Bob Bennett, NSAC executive director)