FIGHT SETS RECORD AS HIGHEST-GROSSING PAY-PER-VIEW EVENT OF ALL
SHOWTIME PPV® Event, Promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy
Promotions from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Premieres on
SHOWTIME® this Saturday, Sept. 21 at 9:00 PM,
19, 2013) — Last Saturday’s blockbuster boxing event — THE ONE: MAYWEATHER VS.
CANELO — ranked as the highest-grossing pay-per-view of all time, with nearly
$150 million in U.S. pay-per-view revenue reported to date. The news was
announced today by Showtime Networks Inc., a division of CBS Corporation (NYSE:
CBS.A and CBS), in conjunction with event promoters Mayweather Promotions and
Golden Boy Promotions.
SHOWTIME PPV presentation of THE ONE surpassed the previous record of $136
million generated by Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing event in
from distributors show pay-per-view buys projected to be 2.2 million. While not
fully reported from all distributors, the total buys could challenge the
existing record of 2.48 million