Purses For The Boxing Fights In Las Vegas

This Saturday (12/13/2014) is a huge boxing day in Las Vegas with two major cards: Top Rank/HBO tripleheader at the Cosmopolitan and the Golden Boy/Showtime quadrupleheader at the MGM Grand.

Let’s all take a look at what the fighters for Saturdays based contracts filed with the Nevada State Athletic Commission.



Timothy Bradley Jr. $2 million — for his HBO headliner, Bradley will face Diego Chaves.

Diego Chaves official purse is a mere $35,000.


The Cosmopolitan card:

Andy Lee will earn $69,000 to challenge for a vacant middleweight belt against Matt Korobov.

Matt Korobov $160,000.

Interim Junior welterweight titlist Mauricio Herrera will get $200,000 to fight Jose Benavidez.

Jose Benavidez Jr. will make $90,000.


At the MGM Grand:

Amir Khan will make $950,000 to fight Devon Alexander for their welterweight main event.

Devon Alexander $600,000.

Interim welterweight titlist Keith Thurman’s purse is $500,000 to fight Leonard Bundu.

Leonard Bundu will make $85,000.

Featherweight Abner Mares will earn $250,000 for his fight against Jose Ramirez

Jose Ramirez is getting only $15,000.

Junior middleweight Jermall Charlo will get $50,000 to fight Lenny Bottai.

Lenny Bottai is getting $40,000.


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