The Independent's journalism is supported by our readers. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission.

Manny Pacquiao secures $12.5m mansion by giving seller four tickets to 2 May fight with Floyd Mayweather

Filipino sealed the deal with the set of tickets

Tom Sheen
Saturday 28 March 2015 12:32 GMT
Comments

Manny Pacquiao sealed the deal on a $12.5million (£8.4m) Beverly Hills mansion by offering the sellers four tickets to his 2 May super-fight with Floyd Mayweather.

The Filipino was battling with two other bidders for the 10,000 square-foot property but sweetened the deal with the seller by inviting them to his Las Vegas showdown.

"No doubt it helped," Pacquiao's realtor, Elsa Nelson, told USA Today. "The sellers are great fans of boxing and of Manny, so it was a big deal."

The seven-bedroom mansion comes fully furnished with Pacquaio believed to be ready to move in straight away.

The fight with Mayweather is estimated to be worth around $300m.

Join our commenting forum

Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies

Comments

Thank you for registering

Please refresh the page or navigate to another page on the site to be automatically logged inPlease refresh your browser to be logged in