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Top Live Gates in Boxing History

De La Hoya - Mayweather is #1

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The live gate of $19 million for Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather breaks the Nevada record of $16.8 million for the 1999 Lennox Lewis - Evander Holyfield bout (which still holds the record for live gate when adjusted for inflation).

Top Live Gates for Boxing Matches in Nevada


Fight | Gross | Gross in 2007 dollars adjusted for inflation

1. Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr., May 5, 2007 $19.0 million | $19.0 million

2. Lennox Lewis vs. Evander Holyfield II, Nov. 13, 1999 $16.8 million | $20.7 million

3. Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson II, June 28, 1997 $14.2 million | $18.1 million

4. Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson I, Nov. 9, 1996 $14.1 million | $18.4 million

5. Mike Tyson vs. Peter McNeeley, Aug. 19, 1995 $13.9 million | $18.7 million

6. Felix Trinidad vs. Oscar De La Hoya, Sept. 18, 1999 $12.9 million | $15.9 million

7. Bernard Hopkins vs. Oscar De La Hoya, Sept. 18, 2004 $12.7 million | $13.8 million

8. Mike Tyson vs. Frank Bruno II, March 16, 1996 $10.6 million | $13.8 million

9. Shane Mosley vs. Oscar De La Hoya, Sept. 13, 2003 $9.8 million | $10.9 million

10. Oscar De La Hoya vs. Fernando Vargas, Sept. 14, 2002 $8.8 million | $10 million

11. Oscar De La Hoya vs. Ricardo Mayorga, May 6, 2006 $7.6 million | $7.7 million

Source: Nevada State Athletic Commission

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