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Saturday, 13 September 2014 16:48

Mayweather vs Maidana 2 PPV price, main event fight time

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Mayweather vs Maidana 2 will be broadcast live on Showtime Pay-Per-View in the U.S.for the price of $64.99 for standard viewing. The cost is $74.99 for high definition.

Note: Although the above details represent the cost for most providers, prices may vary.

(Image courtesy of Showtime)

Fight Time:
8pm ET (Eastern)
7pm ET (Central)
5pm PT (Pacific)
01:00 (United Kingdom)

Mayweather vs Maidana actual fight time
The Mayweather vs Maidana fight card will start Saturday at 8 PM ET. Actual flight time for the main event will likely be closer to 10pm or 10:30pm ET and 03:00 in the U.K.

Don't be fooled: Mayweather vs Maidana PPV cost (real)
Some cable providers may attempt to trick you by prominently advertising $74.99 as the set price. Only pay that amount if you want the HD version. Find the standard viewing option if you'd prefer to spend $64.99.

Note: Prices may vary.

How to Order
Order through your cable service provider.

Did PPV numbers for the first fight impact start time?
Although Showtime states customer experience' as its primary reason for the tweak in start time, some insist change was sparked by the presumed less-than-impressive PPV returns generated by Mayweather vs Maidana I. However, Showtime mainstains it was not displeased with PPV sales from May's bout, conveying the buyrate had no role in their decision to start the event an hour earlier.

Fight card

SHOWTIME PPV - 8pm ET
BOXNATION - 1am (London)

Las Vegas, NV USA
Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana 2 (Rematch)
12 rounds, for Mayweather's WBC/WBA welterweight titles
The biggest fight of 2014
**Of course, start time for the main event depends on the length of the undercards. Look for the Mayweather vs Maidana fight to start anywhere between 10:30 and 11pm ET.

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Manuel Roman

12 rounds, for Santa Cruz's WBC junior featherweight title
Santa Cruz is an elite fighter and possible one of boxing's Fab 15

Miguel Vazquez vs. Mickey Bey
12 rounds, for Vazquez's IBF lightweight title

Alfredo Angulo vs. James De La Rosa
10 rounds, middleweights
This may be fireworks... Angulo is a monster

John Molina Jr. vs. Humberto Soto
10 rounds, junior welterweights
Quality match-up


Pre-fight facts and stats:

Division: Welterweight

Titles:
Mayweather Jr. - RING Magazine/WBC/WBA World Welterweight

Result of Mayweather vs Maidana 1 on May 3:
Mayweather 45-0 (26 KOs) defeated Marcos Maidana 35-3 (31 KOs) via split decision

Official Scores:
117-111, 116-112 and 114-114

Pound-for-Pound:
Floyd enters as the consensus top pound-for-pound fighter

First fight...

PPV estimate:
Experts surmise May fight card generated 850,000 to one million buys, modest numbers by Floyd Mayweather PPV standards.

Punching (First fight):
Floyd Mayweather Jr landed 230 of 426 punches, 54%.
Marcos Maidana: landed 221 of 858 thrown overall, 26%
Floyd's punches appeared more crisp and eye-catching

Offense:
Maidana set the punch count record for punches thrown and punches landed versus Floyd

Activity:
Despite being outgunned by a mere nine punches, Maidana threw a whopping 432 more punches than Mayweather

Ages: Mayweather- 37, Maidana - 30

Welterweight vs Super Middleweight... almost
Maidana packed on 18-1/2 pounds the weigh in and outweighed 'Money May' by 17 lbs upon stepping in the ring (165 lbs to 148 lbs)

Purses:
Mayweather was guaranteed $32 million and Maidana $1.5 million. Both fighters also shared a portion of the pay-per-view revenue; Mayweather vs Maidana was the ninth straight fight where Mayweather pocketed at least $25 million.

Quotes:
Mayweather
"This was a tough, competitive fight," Mayweather said. "I gave fans an exciting fight. He put pressure on me, and that's when I decided to fight differently. I stood there and fought him. He's a good fighter. I take nothing away from him."

Maidana
"I feel I was robbed. I feel I won," Maidana said. "I trained hard, and I fought a good fight. And I feel that this was an injustice.”
 

 

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