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Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Andre Berto

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Date  September 12, 2015
Money  The Beast
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)  5 ft 6 ⁄2 in (1.69 m)
Venue  MGM Grand Garden Arena
48–0–0 (26 KO)  30–3-0 (23 KO)
Title(s) on the line  WBA (Super), WBC, The Ring and lineal welterweight titles.


Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Andre Berto, billed as "High Stakes", was a professional boxing fight, contested for the welterweight championship. The bout was held on September 12, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Showtime PPV Mayweather Jr. confirmed his retirement after the bout.

Mayweather dominated the fight, landing an impressive 56% [232/410] punches thrown, and 67% of power punches [132/196] compared to Berto's underwhelming number of 16% [83/495] punches landed and 22% [39/177] of power punches thrown. Mayweather won the fight, 120-108, 118-110 and 117-111.

Broadcast

The telecast of the fight was televised via Showtime PPV, with its price set at US$64.99. For the first time in Showtime history, viewers will also be able to purchase and watch the PPV online through the CBS website; those who purchase the fight online also received a free 3-month subscription to CBS All Access. The move to offer the fight online by official means was considered to be in response to the unauthorized redistribution of Mayweather vs. Pacquiao.

Early estimates reported the number of PPV buys for the fight to be between 400,000 and 550,000, which is to be the lowest for a Mayweather fight in almost a decade.

References

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Andre Berto Wikipedia


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