Salaries for Gervonta Davis vs. Mario Barrios Fight Card Revealed: Four Fighters Received Less Than $3000

Published 06/29/2021, 5:51 AM EDT


The Gervonta Davis vs Mario Barrios event ended in the most sensational fashion. Both fighters rolled out a show worth the hype and kept fans glued to their TV screens. Not just the Barrios vs Davis main event, but every fight on the undercard too entertained a vast sea of an audience. That said, many fighters including Barrios and Davis banked some extensive figured paychecks. But some fighters on the undercard did not make the same despite giving their sheer best inside the squared circle.

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Recently, Jed Goodman took it to his official Twitter handle to reveal the fight purses for the pugilists that fought on the card.

Out of all the boxers who fought on this card, Stacey Salby, William Smith, Dalton Bodie, and Trever Bradshaw made less than $3000 for their contests.

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However, on the other end, Davis and Barrios unquestionably remained the biggest earners on this card. ‘Tank’ the winner of his bout against Barrios, made a whopping $1,000,000, whereas ‘El Azteca’ banked a cosmic amount of $5,00,000.

Davis and Barrios’ fight was the center of attraction on the whole fight card. The duo went all guns blazing against each other and fought like true lion hearts. As a result, with their unparallel performance, they hooked in millions of eyeballs and their bout proved to be a high-voltage event.

This fight went down as one of the best contests of 2021. It stayed true to the buzz created around it and certainly both the fighters unveiled their true characters in the fight.

Will Gervonta Davis and Mario Barrios see a surge in their paychecks subsequently from hereon?

‘Tank’ and Barrios rank among the most prime fighters of modern times and they’ve fairly shown their class in all of their fights.

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With the momentum with which these two are currently fighting, it’s safe to admit that both of them will bank colossal fight amounts in the future as well.

Not just Davis and Barrios but every fighter that fought on the undercard has a bright future and all of them will signify their legacy in the coming time.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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