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Floyd's record $41.5M purse finalized

Updated: September 13, 2013, 7:52 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. will indeed receive a record purse of $41.5 million for his junior middleweight unification showdown with fellow titleholder Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

The contract was filed Wednesday with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, executive director Keith Kizer told ESPN.com.

Mayweather adviser Leonard Ellerbe revealed Mayweather's purse last week, but it was not official until ...

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