Manny Pacquiao vs. Miguel Cotto Gets 1.25 Million PPV Buys

King J@@KingJ323Senior Writer INovember 20, 2009

LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 14:  (R-L) Manny Pacquiao throws a right to the head of Miguel Cotto during their WBO welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 14, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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This just in from a press release from the producers of HBO to me: 

Manny Pacquiao vs. Miguel Cotto did 1.25 million PPV buys in their super mega welter weight title fight last Saturday.

This makes Pacquiao vs. Cotto the highest grossing PPV event of 2009 generating $70 million in pay per view revenue alone.

The fight that took place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas was sold out and promoted by Top Rank Promotions.

Pacquiao vs. Cotto will be replayed this Saturday, Nov. 21 at 10:00 PM ET/ PT on HBO. The 12-round TKO triumph by Pacquiao marked his seventh world title in as many different weight classes.

Other HBO play dates of Pacquiao vs Cotto: Nov. 22 (10:00 AM) and 23 (11:40 PM).

HBO2 playdates: Nov. 22 (2:30 PM) and 24 (11:55 PM).


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