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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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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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Mixed martial arts star gives fans quick thrill

Aug 3, 2015
Ronda Rousey defeated her opponent in just 34 seconds over the weekend.