David Benavidez and David Lemieux are set to face each other for the interim WBC super-middleweight Championship on May 21. The fighters’ Purse, Payouts, and PPV Share are already revealed. Here you can check out the purse, payouts, and PPV share of Benavidez vs Lemieux, the WBC super-middleweight fight for the title, and learn how much Benavidez and Lemieux will earn in this fight.
The WBC 168-lb fight for the title will go underway on Saturday, 21 May 2022, at 10:00 pm ET. The Ring Walks for the main event is at approximately midnight. The fight will be held inside the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Showtime will broadcast the match all over the World and have the PPV authority.
David Benavidez vs. David Lemieux Purse and PPV Share:
The exact purse and PPV share for the Benavidez vs Lemieux for the WBC super-middleweight title are revealed. Both Benavidez and Lemieux are guaranteed to earn six figures for this match. The total payouts for both will be around half a million dollars.
On top of that, the two top fighters for the super-middleweight division will split 100 percent of the PPV revenue between them. The Gila River Arena in Glendale, the venue for this fight, can hold 19,000 viewers. That will be a source of massive income for the players as well.
As sweet as it gets, Benavidez and Lemieux will pocket sponsorship bonuses as it will be a fight for the WBC super-middleweight title. Showtime will broadcast this Championship match all across the globe, and that will surely bring barrels of juice.
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How much will David Benavidez earn in the fight against Lemieux?
The Guaranteed purse for David Benavidez for the WBC super-middleweight title against Lemieux is revealed. The guaranteed purse for this unbeaten, two-time WBC super-middleweight champion is $350,000.
In Saturday’s championship match, David Benavidez (25-0, 22 KOs) will earn 60% of the vast PPV money. Including the PPV share and sponsorship bonuses, the estimated total payouts for the American is around half a million dollars.
Benavidez has boxed 25 fights in his career and not lost a single one. He has a staggering record of 25 wins in 25, with 22 KOs. The PPV will be vast for this fight because of his massive popularity in the super-middleweight category and aggressive attacking strategy. He will also be an overwhelmingly favorite to win this fight in the bookmakers’ books.
How much will David Lemieux earn in the fight against Benavidez?
The guaranteed purse for David Lemieux for the WBC super-middleweight Championship match is $300,000.
In Saturday’s championship match, David Lemieux (43-4, 36 KOs), the former IBF middleweight champion, will earn 40% of the vast PPV money. Including the PPV share and sponsorship bonuses, the estimated total payouts for the Canadian is around half a million dollars.
The more experienced fighter Lemieux is on a 5-match unbeaten streak. Nicknamed ‘The Demolisher, ‘ Lemieux beat David Zegarra via TKO in his last fight in June last year. Though the odds will be against him, Lemieux will be up for leaving a scar in Benavidez’s unbeaten career.