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Floyd Mayweather Made a Staggering Amount of Money Saturday. Guess What His Minute-by-Minute Take Was

Floyd Mayweather Jr. poses on the scale during a weigh in Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Las Vegas. Mayweather Jr. is scheduled to fight Marcos Maidana in a welterweight title fight Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) AP Photo/John Locher

Floyd Mayweather Jr. triumphed over Marcos Maidana Saturday night, throwing fewer punches yet landing more of them and ultimately earning the judges' unanimous decision — and welterweight and junior middleweight world titles — in Las Vegas.

But he earned more than a victory and titles — a lot more.

As ESPN noted, Mayweather raked in $32 million from the fight, which breaks down to a staggering figure: $888,889 per minute.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. poses on the scale during a weigh in Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Las Vegas. Mayweather Jr. is scheduled to fight Marcos Maidana in a welterweight title fight Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Of course, losing wasn't so bad either.

Maidana, Mayweather's vanquished opponent, still took in $3 million from the fight, ESPN reported, earning more in a minute of fighting (roughly $83,000) than the average American earns in a year.

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