The richest fight in boxing history is on the verge of getting a sequel.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Oscar De La Hoya, who shattered box office records when they met last spring, are close to finishing a deal for a rematch.

Mayweather won a split decision to take De La Hoya’s junior middleweight belt when they met May 5 at the MGM Grand.

The match between boxing’s No. 1 fighter, Mayweather, and its greatest attraction, De La Hoya, was a success and, ultimately, a rematch was hard to pass up.

The De La Hoya-Mayweather fight set the record for most PPV buys for a boxing match with 2.4 million households, shattering the previous record of 1.99 million for Evander Holyfield-Mike Tyson II. Around $120 million in revenue was generated by the PPV. Factoring in the percentages, Oscar De La Hoya ended up earning $52 million for the bout, the highest purse ever for a fighter. The previous record was $35 million, held by Tyson and Holyfield. Floyd Mayweather earned $25 million for the fight

last year tickets sold out three hours after they went on sale, With the sellout, the bout generated over $19 million in live gate, shattering the previous record of $16,860,300 set by the November 13, 1999, heavyweight championship rematch between Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis at the Thomas & Mack Center.

So if you want to get De La Hoya vs Mayweather tickets it is better to hurry up.

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