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Delay, scarcity fuel insane ticket prices for Mayweather-Pacquiao
Delay, scarcity fuel insane ticket prices for Mayweather-Pacquiao

The mad rush to acquire tickets to watch Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao fight on May 2 is creating a frenzied marketplace. At StubHub, a secondary ticket seller, a seat on the MGM Grand floor was listed at $128,706 Friday morning and the cheapest upper-deck seat was priced at $5,826. Part of the craze is being fueled by the maddening delay in making tickets available. Pacquiao representatives said that Mayweather’s manager, Al Haymon, attempted to alter an agreement in the original fight contract that would have shorted Pacquiao and promoter Top Rank Inc.'s agreed-upon ticket allocation by 2,000 tickets. Settling the disagreement took until Wednesday, and MGM...

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