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Timothy Bradley
Mayweather-Pacquiao referee will earn $25,000, judges $20,000 apiece
Mayweather-Pacquiao referee will earn $25,000, judges $20,000 apiece

In the ring, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will find themselves alone with one other man: referee Kenny Bayless. While Mayweather has said he expects to earn more than $200 million for his Saturday night bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena and Pacquiao will get somewhere near $100 million, Bayless will earn $25,000. Bayless, considered by many the best referee in Nevada, has worked both Mayweather’s Oct. 11, 1996, pro debut at Texas Station Casino in Las Vegas and his most recent bout, a Sept. 13, 2014, unanimous decision over Marcos Maidana. Bayless’ pay for Mayweather-Pacquiao is a record high, according to an official who provided the pay figures on the condition of...

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