The networks said revenue was mainly driven by pay-per-view purchases in the United States, where the fight was bought 4.4 million times.» Read More
While promoting a fight in Cleveland, the promoter talks politics, how to succeed in business and why MMA is "sophisticated barbarism."
Boxing and self promoter Don King talks to CNBC's Jane Wells about reviving the heavyweight division, MMA, peace in the Middle East, and having confidence in yourself.
CNBC's Ted Kemp analyzes British boxer Amir Khan's prospects as he prepares to fight unbeaten American Floyd Mayweather later this year.
Broadcasters HBO & Showtime are also battling over pay-per-view events. CNBC's Dominic Chu has the details.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on the money at stake in the championship bout.
Bankers and financiers in Hong Kong slugged it out at last night's Hedge Fund Fight Night. Seats went for $260 each and the money went to two children's charities.
The average U.S. home value is $147,300, but a professional athlete's home is anything but average. Read ahead to see 10 of the coolest athlete homes on the market.
Since 2006, I have been telling you who is going to win the title. Since that time, I have had the champion on my list all six times.
The University of Missouri said it could earn as much as $12 million more per year from an new TV deal in the Southeastern Conference, compared to the deal it had in the Big 12.
For some, feuds are as integral to spectator sports as the game itself. Read ahead to see which recent sports feuds have been exciting, thrilling and explosive.
With the last game of the regular season tonight, the NBA released its traditional jersey sales rankings on Thursday morning, based on sales at its online store and its temporary store in Manhattan.
In the days after life started unraveling for Tiger Woods, it was hard to ever see the light. Hard to believe that he didn't alienate the masses. Hard to believe that he'd ever be marketable again.
Tom Brady and Tim Tebow are plenty marketable. But the two quarterbacks have two prominent deals that aren't exactly in slam-dunk endorsement categories: men's shoes and underwear.
For $3,995, Firestone's company will provide you with the equipment -- a dish and receiver -- and DirecTV is only $6 more a month if you are already a DirecTV spacersubscriber. The programming you get in your car mirrors what you get in your house.
On Thursday night, word swirled around the Twitterverse that Chris Paul could be on his way to the Lakers in a trade with the Rockets and the Hornets. At best, the Hornets get a couple of starters and a draft pick. At worst? An all out PR disaster for the league within minutes of ratifying its 10-year Collective Bargaining Agreement with the players.
Basketball's labor-management battle costs dearly, Nike puts its stamp on the NFL merchandizing and a sponsorship goes to a new level.
However long they were married, the price of breaking the contract was huge -- sometimes even reached nine figures.
Earlier this month, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick tweeted: "Check these prizes from the McDonald's monopoly game," and included a link. Next to the tweet it said "spon," which I assume meant sponsored. So I called up McDonald's and asked them if they were now sponsoring Michael Vick.
Last night, 60 Minutes aired a piece on superagent Drew Rosenhaus and mentioned that he was the main inspiration for "Jerry Maguire." The film's director Cameron Crowe chimed in after I suggested it was modeled more after agent Leigh Steinberg than Drew.
The Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association has released its extensive study on team sports in America, arrived at by conducting more than 38,000 interviews earlier this year. Here are some of the most interesting facts.