The exhibition match between Mike tyson Y Roy jones jr It was a success of historical resonances, and it managed to get on the list of the 10 best-selling fights in the history of the PPV.
Mike Tyson and Roy Jones’ Historic PPV
Last November 28 Tyson and Jones Jr generated more than 80 million dollars with more than 1.6 million Pay-Per-View purchases, according to projections published by Tyson’s Legends Only League and also the platform Triller, who broadcast the fight.
The 1.6 million pay-per-view sales figure means that the exhibition fight between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr made the list of the 10 best-selling fights in the history of the PPV.
Mike tyson, 54, won a total of $ 10 million in purse for his participation in an exhibition fight in 2006 against Corey Sanders. That was the first exhibition fight in the career of Tyson after retirement.
For its part, Roy jones jr 51-year-old won a total of $ 3 million for participating in the duel against Tyson, fight that took place at the Staples Center in the city of Los Angeles.
Top 10 Best-Selling Boxing Fights in Pay-Per-View History
Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao 4.6 million
Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor 4.3 million
Oscar de la Hoya vs Floyd Mayweather 2.4 million
Floyd Mayweather vs. Saúl «Canelo» Álvarez 2.2 million
Evander Holyfield vs Mike Tyson II 2 million
Lennox Lewis vs Mike Tyson 1.97 million
Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr 1.6 million
Evander Holyfield vs Mike Tyson 1.59 million
Mike Tyson vs Peter McNeely 1.5 million
Floyd Mayweather vs Miguel Cotto 1.5 million