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How a boxing match featuring only one boxer is worth half a billion dollars

Aug 25, 2017
The Mayweather vs. McGregor fight is expected to generate revenue from everything from pay-per-view to advertising slots on Mayweather's boxing shorts and robe.
Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) and MMA figher Connor Mcgregor pose during a media press conference on Wednesday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. 
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