Floyd Mayweather Says He'll Make $70 Million from Fight vs. Marcos Maidana

Tristan ThornburghSocial Media StaffMay 6, 2014

via Floyd Mayweather's Instagram

Aside from boxing, Floyd Mayweather's favorite pastime has to be making money—and then bragging about it. 

After Mayweather's victory over Marcos Maidana that banked him a cool $32 million, Money May posted a photo that breaks down his payout by the numbers.

According to his caption, he hasn't even earned half of what he's set to receive: "$32,000,000.00 for 36 minutes. I'm waiting for the PPV numbers to come in so I can make another $38,000,000.00 on the back-end... making it a grand total of $70,000,000.00."

Update: Tuesday, May 6 at 11:04 p.m. ET

It looks like Mayweather's projection is going to come up quite a bit short, according to Forbes.com's Kurt Badenhausen. Barring unexpectedly huge pay-per-view numbers, $70 million is not going to happen.

Although there are other sources of revenue, the pay-per-view numbers are going to have a big impact on his final paycheck. The pay-per-view numbers are expected to be released next week.

Here's what Badenhausen wrote on the matter:

Mayweather already received his $32 million guarantee for Saturday’s fight and is likely to see some upside from the PPV revenue, but the total payout will not be anywhere close to $70 million.

--End of Update--

Chances are, we'll be seeing a lot more of Mayweather's new toys on his Instagram soon enough, especially after he gets his full payout. 

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