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Floyd Mayweather fight drives PPV buys

Updated: October 28, 2011, 2:34 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s fourth-round knockout of Victor Ortiz to reclaim a welterweight title on Sept. 17 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas generated 1.25 million buys and $78.44 million in domestic pay-per-view revenue, Golden Boy Promotions announced Friday.

The 1.25 million buys for the HBO PPV fight, dubbed "Star Power," tied it for third place all-time among non-heavyweight pay-per-views and gave Mayweather his third consecutive one million-plus pay-per-view fight and fourth in his past ...

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