The Pacquiao-Cotto numbers are in, and they are big. Here are the figures, along with some relevant information from HBO.
- 1.25 million buys
- $70 million pay-per-view revenue
- 650,000 cable buys
- 600,000 satellite and telco buys
- figures include a record 110,000 buys in Puerto Rico
- along with September 19 Mayweather-Marquez fight which generated 1,050,000 buys, represents the first time HBO Pay-Per-View has ever recorded back-to-back fights exceeding 1 million buys and represents the first time since 1999 that there have been two fights over 1 million buys in same year (1999 had De La Hoya v Trinidad and Holyfield v Lewis)