Gervonta Davis vs Mario Barrios Purse: How Much Did Both Fighters Make?
Gervonta Davis (25-0) might have had the best night of his combat career so far. The 26-year-old has now become a three-division world champion, staging a sensational stoppage win over Mario Barrios in round 11th of their headlining fight. Despite falling short before a natural 140 lbs boxer, Davis overcame his physical setbacks in style.
Meanwhile, it came along with an extraordinary payday which the Baltimore native will rightly relish. Davis vs Barrios was available live on SHOWTIME at a reported price of $69.99. It seems to have done pretty well at the box office. Although Showtime’s event collided with ESPN’s Top Rank card, Gervonta Davis appears to have staged a successful night for himself.
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Mario Barrios, who is no longer the undefeated world champion, also earned healthy finances. Thus, the night apparently ended well for both sides. Here’s a look at how much the boxers earned from the fight.
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According to the reports of Sports Pay Outs, ‘Tank’ was guaranteed a lavish $1 million with 60% PPV shares. Meanwhile, as his net income could have possibly been around $5 million, he certainly banked a massive amount for his efforts within the ring.
‘El Azteca’ Barrios received a guaranteed payout of $500,000 with 40% PPV shares. Hence, he earned almost $1.5 million. Despite losing his undefeated record, his monetary takeaway may just have softened the blow.
.@Gervontaa is a PROBLEM. Tank remains undefeated and becomes a 3-division world champ with a vicious body shot.#DavisBarrios pic.twitter.com/IbFSqeuSF7
— SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) June 27, 2021
Although several people had backed Davis to win as it happened, Barrios could have changed the odds. Akin to ‘Tank’, he was an unbeaten world champion. Moreover, he had a physical advantage over Davis.
That said, he also saw some success in the first few rounds. Nevertheless, it didn’t become fruitful as Gervonta Davis showcased another highlight-reel stoppage, thrilling the fans with his 24th KO victory as a professional.
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The situation now leaves the door open to several blockbuster matchups for ‘Tank’. From Ryan Garcia to Josh Taylor, the options are diverse and lucrative.
What do you think would be the best move for Gervonta Davis now?
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