Canelo Alvarez’s $365 Million Contract And The 8 Numbers To Know From The Week In SportsOctober 21, 2018
It’s the best time of the year: The NBA has officially tipped off, baseball playoffs are in full swing, and football continues marching on.
Dive in on the most important numbers you need to know from this week:
$365 million: The value of Canelo Alvarez’s contract with sports streaming service DAZN for 11 fights over five years.
Worth an average of $33 million per fight, Alvarez’s contract will likely make him the world’s highest-paid athlete .
15: The number of pressing questions for the NBA’s 15 most intriguing teams.
With Forbes’ official NBA preview, we break down what you need to know as the season begins.
Teams are increasingly willing to spend more in a gamble to be promoted to the EPL, the report says, and their English Football League television revenues aren’t providing enough padding to pay the bill.
Living off of his endorsements from companies like Nike and Pepsi, Barkley is playing the waiting game in making investments.
Last year that figure was 26%.
France, meanwhile, averaged a goal on every six shots, cementing their status as the new heavyweight in international soccer.
Jacobs had no idea just how prescient he was. For the past 10 years or so, professional boxing has lived primarily on the internet, on premium cable television and on pay-per-view.
Alvarez’s $365-million deal, which does not include endorsement earnings that so often boost stars of other individualized sports like golf and tennis, shatters the record for largest ever. And it’s particularly impressive consider…