April 15, 2024
Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao II in Japan is a disaster

Floyd Mayweather preventing Manny Pacquiao in a rematch of their 2015 blockbuster is remaining touted to acquire position in Japan this calendar year.

The speculation stems from Pacquiao signing a struggle deal with RIZIN, a promotional corporation in the place that has worked with Mayweather two times just before.

Having said that, Entire world Boxing News has crunched the numbers and delved further into how the financials may possibly appear, and it’s not good.

Getting a second battle to the Land of the Mounting Sunshine could reduce the clash at minimum $50 million in income.

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao 2

The Pay back For each See would be by means of RIZIN in Japan but could be streamed with a further wider-achieving community all over the world. But with no the involvement of a Showtime, FOX, or ESPN PPV platform, the return would shed far more than just its integrity.

Fans in the United States would be reluctant to buy an exhibition that isn’t offered on the optimum platform obtainable – even if it is just an exhibition.

Product sales of around two million would be reachable with a United States audience by itself. That’s if Pacquiao and Mayweather got additional significant and signed for a specialist battle.

For a Japan go all around, the profits could deal with disaster and depart “MayPac 2” staring down the barrel of dismal distribution.

Pacquiao has agreed on a a single-battle deal with RIZIN, with the prospective for much more. But lovers will no question be hoping Mayweather and get Pacquiao give them one particular last dance away from the old-timer’s circuit.

RIZIN offer

Speaking about his handshake with RIZIN manager Nobu Sakakibara, Pacquiao stated:

“There is some good motion. There are good fights in Rizin. The crowd’s ambiance is astounding,” Pacquiao mentioned.

“[The contract is) Boxing for one fight, but it’s not the last time [I will compete for RIZIN]. It was very good to have an exhibition combat final December. I’m excited and so content,”

“My opponent was a martial artist [DK Yoo]. He does not know about boxing, so he seasoned a challenging time in the ring [and I knocked him out].

Japan exhibition

“But this next exhibition match below is in Japan. This is various mainly because I think most likely my opponent is a professional UFC or MMA fighter.

“So he appreciates how to punch and, of system, to cover [up better],” concluded the former Filipino Senator.

Inspite of Pacquiao stating “UFC or MMA,” he’s very likely heading up in opposition to a RIZIN kickboxer, as Mayweather has twice just before and received each.

Las Vegas

On the encounter of it, they seem to be pointless exercises. To the retired legends, though, they are respectable paydays for minimum effort.

Ideally, the activity of each sales opportunities to a 2nd encouraging of their greatest-grossing combat ever. Then lovers can recall their rivalry in a better gentle than they do now.

Just choose it to Las Vegas if it ever happens.

The views expressed in this post are the opinions of professional boxing author Phil Jay. Twitter @PhilJWBN. Observe WBN: Fb, Insta, Twitter