Manny Pacquiao after earning $120 million in a fight against Mayweather back in 2015, becomes the 2nd highest paid athlete of the world. Pacquiao has been already guaranteed $20 million for his upcoming fight against Timothy Bradly fixed in April 2016.
- Net Worth: $200 MillionAverage Earnings in last 5 years: $35 million
- Earnings in 2015: $120.5 million
- Major Endorsement Deals: Harry Reid, Monster Energy, Sony, Hennessy
- Annual Endorsement Earnings: $1.5 million
Pacquiao after winning 8 world titles in different weight classes, declared as the best boxer of the decade and no doubt he is dominating the ring over the past 12 years. Pacquiao is not only famous due to his unique and aggressive boxing style but his humble and respectful attitude is one of the main reason of his worldwide fan following. That’s the reason Pacquiao has become the one of the biggest PPV stars in the history of boxing.
Pacquiao has agreed to appear against Mayweather for the upcoming fight scheduled on 2nd May 2015 and this match is expected as one of the biggest fights in the history of sports as around $400 million revenue is expected to generate from that fight. In PPV numbers, Pacquiao stands 2nd just after Mayweather. Pacquiao has appeared in almost 20 PPV events with Mayweather fight ahead and his overall fights has generated around $750 million revenue for all promotional companies in last 19 matches.
Manny Pacquiao Pro-Career Earnings__$300 Million
Pacquiao has joined this sport as pro back in 90’s but his 1st PPV event was held against Erik Morales back in 2005. That match gained 345,000 PPV buys and Pacquiao earned his first ever seven figure income of $175,000 million along with PPV bonus. Although Pacquiao lost that match but defeated Erik in re-match and again achieved 360,000 PPV buys. After that Pacquiao had started to get some fame in USA and in next upcoming fights he continued to generate around 350,000 to 400,000 PPV from each fight and his income increased from $3 to $4 million each fight. But after defeating Oscar Del La Hoya, Pacquiao reached new heights of success and his PPV numbers along with income increased quickly. Given below are the income details of Pacquiao in his pro-career.
|March 2005||Erik Morales||$1.75 million|
|August 2006||Oscar Larios||$1 million|
|November 2006||Erik Morales||$3.2 million|
|April 2007||Jorge Solis||$1.6 million|
|October 2007||Marcos Barrera||$2.5 million|
|March 2008||Juan Manuel Marquez||$4.5 million|
|June 2008||David Diaz||$3.1 million|
|December 2008||Oscar De La Hoya||$11m guaranteed + $4 million PPV bonus|
|May 2009||Ricky Hatton||$12 million guaranteed + PPV bonus|
|November 2009||Miguel Cotto||$22 million guaranteed + PPV bonus|
|March 2010||Josua Clottey||$17 million+ guaranteed|
|November 2010||Antonio Margarito||$15 million, guaranteed plus a share of the PPV sales|
|May 2011||Shane Mosley||$20 million guaranteed plus share of PPV sales|
|November 2011||Juan Manuel Marquez||$22 million guaranteed plus PPV share|
|June 2012||Timothy Bradley||$26 million guaranteed plus PPV share|
|December 2012||Juan Manuel Marquez||$26 million guaranteed plus PPV share|
|November 2013||Marcos Rios||$18 million guaranteed plus PPV share|
|April 2014||Timothy Bradley||$20 million guaranteed|
|November 2014||Chris Algerie||$25 million guaranteed|
|May 2015||Mayweather Jr||$60 million guaranteed|
Along with good fighter, Pacquiao also proved himself as one of the best marketable person as he holds very good relations with top notch brands of the world. Unlike Mayweather, Pacquiao is having number of endorsement deals and recently he signed a massive deal with Nike for $1 million annually. Apart of it, Pacquiao holds ton of other endorsement deals in USA as well as in Philippines.
But recently, Nike has canceled their contract with Pacquiao after his negative remarks about Gay Marriages but still Pacquiao is enjoying many profitable deals with top ranked brands like Sony, Rexona, Hennessy and Monester Energy.
Manny Pacquiao TV Contracts
Pacquiao is also having a TV contract with one of the leading telecast network of Philippines known as Solar TV. This TV channel broadcast all the fights of Pacquiao Live on TV and he is charging almost $1.5 million for his tv channel for each fight.