Referee in charge of $400m Mayweather/Pacquiao fight to earn $10k
Published 13/04/2015 | 08:40
The referee in charge of the most lucrative boxing fight of all time will earn $10,000 for the Las Vegas showdown between Floyd Mayweather Junior and Manny Pacquiao.
Six candidates are in the running to join the two boxers in the ring with a decision expected this week for the mouth-watering bout.
The fight is expected to gross more than €380m, with Mayweather set to net €78m and Pacquiao a cool €50m.
Whoever the Nevada State Athletic Commission choose will earn $10,000 as a fee.
Kenny Bayless and Tony Weeks have emerged as the frontrunners from six possible referees.