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Why do we pay $100 to watch a fight?

Aug 25, 2017
It comes with the territory, and soon every sport could be pay-per-view.
Workers set up at T-Mobile Arena ahead of the weigh-in and bout between boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor on August 24, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fighters will meet in a super welterweight boxing match at the arena on August 26.
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Floyd Mayweather will likely earn $120 million Saturday

May 1, 2015
That's more than some big companies earned in profits last year.