De La Hoya Bout Could Set a PPV Record

Umstead, R. Thomas
February 2007
Multichannel News;2/26/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p9
The article reports on the prediction of HBO Corp. concerning the income of the pay-per-view event which will cover the broadcast of the fight between Oscar de la Hoya and Floyd Mayweather on May 5, 2007. HBO thinks that the fight could surpass one million buys and might even exceed the 2002 Mike Tyson vs. Lennox Lewis fight as the highest-gross paid television event.


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