Fight gets record rating for Televisa

Updated: September 18, 2013, 11:57 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

The United States pay-per-view figures for pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s one-sided conquest of Mexican hero Saul "Canelo" Alvarez to unify junior middleweight titles last Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas have not been announced yet, but viewership figures for the fight in Mexico, where it was on free television, went through the roof.

The fight aired on broadcast network Televisa and generated the highest rating in Mexican television history, according to Golden ...

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