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Mayweather-McGregor Fight Biggest Bet Boxing Match In Nevada History

Betting numbers are in from the highly publicized August crossover fight between boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and mixed-martial arts fighter Conor Mcgregor.

According to figures released today by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the fight was the biggest-bet boxing match in Nevada history.

An estimated $65 million was wagered on Mayweather’s win against McGregor, who closed as a minus-500 favorite at the South Point Sports Book.

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Sports books in Nevada don’t report specific handle figures on boxing, but research analysts with the control board estimate that number to be around $65 million.

The state reported an all-time August handle record of $301 million for all sports. The state’s previous handle record for a boxing match was from the Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight in May 2015 which drew about $50 million.