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Biggest live gates in boxing history

Floyd Mayweather's nickname shifted from "Pretty Boy" to "Money" later in his career, and looking at this list of boxing's biggest live gates, that was quite an accurate moniker. Here are the 10 richest gates in the history of boxing. (Gate totals via Nevada State Athletic Commission)

10. Tyson vs. McNeeley

Mike Tyson vs. Peter McNeeley Gate: $13,965,600 Date:
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Mike Tyson vs. Peter McNeeley

Gate: $13,965,600

Date: Aug. 19, 1995

Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Winner: Tyson

Method: Round 1 KO

9. Holyfield vs. Tyson I

Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson I Gate: $14,150,700
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Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson I

Gate: $14,150,700

Date: Nov. 9, 1996

Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Winner: Holyfield

Method: Round 11 TKO

8. Holyfield vs. Tyson II

Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson II Gate: $14,277,200
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Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson II

Gate: $14,277,200

Date: June 28, 1997

Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Winner: Holyfield

Method: Tyson disqualified in Round 3 for biting Holyfield's ear

7. Pacquiao vs. De La Hoya

Manny Pacquiao vs. Oscar De La Hoya Gate:
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Manny Pacquiao vs. Oscar De La Hoya

Gate: $14,380,300

Date: Dec. 6, 2008

Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Winner: Pacquiao

Method: Round 8 TKO

6. Mayweather vs. Maidana II

Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana II Gate: $14,899,150
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Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana II

Gate: $14,899,150

Date: Sept. 13, 2014

Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Winner: Mayweather

Method: Unanimous decision

5. Mayweather vs. Maidana I

Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana I Gate: $15,024,400
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Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana I

Gate: $15,024,400

Date: May 5, 2014

Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Winner: Mayweather

Method: Majority decision

4. Holyfield vs. Lewis II

Lennox Lewis vs. Evander Holyfield II Gate: $16,860,300
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Lennox Lewis vs. Evander Holyfield II

Gate: $16,860,300

Date: Nov. 13, 1999

Location: Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nev.

Winner: Lewis

Method: Unanimous decision

3. Mayweather vs. De La Hoya

Floyd Mayweather vs. Oscar De La Hoya Gate:
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Floyd Mayweather vs. Oscar De La Hoya

Gate: $18,419,200

Date: May 5, 2007

Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Winner: Mayweather

Method: Split decision

2. Mayweather vs. Canelo

Floyd Mayweather vs. Saul
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Floyd Mayweather vs. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez

Gate: $20,003,150

Date: Sept. 14, 2013

Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Winner: Mayweather

Method: Majority decision

1. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Gate: $72,198,500 Date:
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Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Gate: $72,198,500

Date: May 2, 2015

Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Winner: Mayweather

Method: Unanimous decision

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