Top 5 Biggest Boxing Purses in History

5. Lennox Lewis vs. Mike Tyson

Lewis–Tyson professional boxing match earned huge pay-per-views , adding bonus onto each contender's share. The bout was fought for a whopping £140 Million.

4. Evander Holyfield v Mike Tyson

Famously referred as the 'Bite Fight' , this bizarre bout led Tyson to quite a many losses;  of losing his license, disqualification and £3 million fine.

3. Floyd Mayweather vs. Oscar de la Hoya

This welterweight bout resulted in Money or the Pretty Boy securing his victory and purse money of £190 Million by just a split-second decision.

2. Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

One of the biggest fights in Combat Sports timeline, Mayweather at 40,  still proved to be a difficult contender for MMA champion McGregor.

1. Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Another winning title of  a brow-raising purse of £675 Million for Mayweather, this contest did not enjoy the hype as created by a fight of 2 boxing legends.