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Mayweather win draws 1.4 million buys

Updated: May 11, 2010, 5:21 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Floyd Mayweather Jr. calls himself "Money," and the welterweight star sure knows how to generate it.

Mayweather's lopsided decision victory against Shane Mosley (46-6, 39 KOs) on May 1 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas generated 1.4 million domestic pay-per-view buys and $78.3 million in television revenue, HBO announced on Tuesday.

That makes the fight the second-biggest non-heavyweight pay-per-view bout in history.

The buy total ties the fight with the 1999 welterweight unification ...

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