Mayweather vs McGregor pulls $433K gross in Australian cinemas

The highly anticipated boxing fight between multiple time world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC superstar Conor McGregor pulled $433,000 gross, placing the event just outside of the box office top five for the weekend.

This was reported by Australian outlet Mediaweek.com.au

It was one of the lowest grossing weekends in a long time, but topping the chart was American Made starring Tom Cruise at $2.13m with an screen average of $5,958 from 211 screens.

Top Five:

  • American Made: $2.13m from 211 screens. Average $5,598
  • Anabelle – Creation: $911k from 200 screens. Average $4,277
  • Dunkirk: $644k from 274 screens. Average $2,425
  • The Dark Tower: $587k from 269 screens. Average $2,184
  • Hampstead: $500k from 235 screens. Average $2,132

Outside the top five:

  • Mayweather vs McGregor: $433k from 69 screens. Average $6,200
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