Davis vs Garcia generated a gate of around $22.8 million – the fifth largest in Las Vegas history, according to Keith Idec, senior writer for BoxingScene.
The current record holder for the highest gate in Las Vegas boxing history is Mayweather vs Pacquiao, which took place on May 2, 2015, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The fight was billed as “The Fight of the Century” and was years in the making, as both fighters were considered the best pound-for-pound boxers of their generation. The fight sold out in minutes and generated a staggering $72,198,500 from 16,219 tickets sold.
The second highest gate in Las Vegas boxing history is Mayweather vs McGregor, which happened on August 26, 2017, at the T-Mobile Arena. The fight was a crossover event between boxing and mixed martial arts, as Mayweather faced UFC star Conor McGregor in his professional boxing debut. The fight was a huge spectacle that attracted millions of viewers worldwide and generated $55,414,865.79 from 13,094 tickets sold .
The third highest gate in Las Vegas boxing history is Canelo vs Golovkin, which occurred on September 16, 2017 at the T-Mobile Arena. The fight was a highly anticipated middleweight showdown between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin, two of the most dominant and exciting fighters in the sport. The fight ended in a controversial split draw and generated $27,059,850 from 17,318 tickets sold .
The fourth highest gate in Las Vegas boxing history is Alvarez vs GGG (Rematch), which took place on September 15, 2018 at the T-Mobile Arena. The fight was a rematch of their first encounter, which many fans and experts felt Golovkin won. The rematch was another close and thrilling battle that saw Alvarez win by majority decision and generated $24,473,500 from 16,732 tickets sold .
AND NEW… The fifth highest gate in Las Vegas boxing history is Davis vs Garcia, which happened on April 22, 2023 at the T-Mobile in LA. The fight was a clash between two of the most popular and explosive young stars in boxing, Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia. The fight was a back-and-forth war that ended with Davis knocking out Garcia in the 7th round and generated $22.8 million.