Floyd Mayweather has set another record for his next appearance on the ring.
The “Pretty Boy” will receive $41.5 million guaranteed for his upcoming fight against Canelo Alvarez on September 14, as reported by Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe and Golden Boy Promotions head Richard Schaefer.
The fight labeled “The One” will be held at the Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.
He surpassed his previous bouts with Miguel Cotto last May 2012 and with Robert Guerrero this May which only guaranteed him $32 million each. Also this year, Mayweather’s guaranteed earnings is about to rise up to $73.5 million.
Moreover, the bout is also worth a pay-per-view of $74.95 in high definition. His fight with Alvarez is the second after he signed a megadeal with Showtime/CBS after his fight with Guerrero. The contract includes a 30-month deal which will cover six fights for around $200 million.
The Mayweather-Alvarez showdown has also broken the all-time gate record with ticket sales generating $19.1 million. It exceeded that of the Mayweather vesus De La Hoya bout which only grossed $18.4 million.
Mayweather currently holds a clean record of 44 wins and 0 losses and he is tagged the best boxer in the world. Canelo also proves formidable after a record of 42-0-1 .