HBO's pay-per-view telecast on December 8 of the Floyd Mayweather-Ricky Hatton welterweight championship fight produced $47 million in revenue, helping to set a record for the year for the Time Warner pay-TV network. Some 850,000 buys were recorded for the telecast raising the total number of buys for the year to a record 4.8 million representing $255 million in pay-per-view revenue. The figure far surpasses the previous record of 4 million buys and $200 million in revenue set in 1999.




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