How much money will Teofimo Lopez earn for his fight against Josh Taylor?
Both men are expected to receive a different fight purse. As Josh Taylor is the reigning champion, he is expected to take home a slightly bigger cut.
This Saturday, June 10th, boxing fans eagerly anticipate the highly anticipated showdown between Josh Taylor and Teofimo Lopez at The Theatre in Madison Square Garden, New York. This bout is not only a skill test between two great fighters but also puts the prestigious WBO junior welterweight title on the line.
Taylor has been out of the ring for nearly 15 months, but his last fight against Jack Catterall ended in a hard-fought victory. Meanwhile, Lopez won a split decision over Sandor Martin in his most recent fight in December last year.
Teofimo Lopez vs. Josh Taylor: prize purse
As the countdown to the fight continues, fans are curious about the financial rewards that await the two fighters. According to SportsLens, regardless of the outcome, both Taylor and Lopez stand to earn a substantial amount from this high-stakes clash.
Taylor is expected to make a base salary of $1.025 million, with his total earnings potentially reaching $2.5 million due to his majority percentage share of the pay-per-view sales.
Teofimo Lopez is set to receive a guaranteed payout of $1.5 million for his upcoming fight against the highly-regarded Scottish opponent. This is among the top four or five most considerable earnings of Lopez’s career thus far. In the event of a victory, Lopez stands to earn an even greater sum, along with a share of the PPV sales. If he emerges triumphant, ‘The Takeover’ could potentially pocket around $3 million from this bout alone.