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Mayweather vs. McGregor: 'Money' gets $100M purse, 'Notorious' claims $30M

Mayweather vs. McGregor: 'Money' gets $100M purse, 'Notorious' claims $30M

Sports
Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Irish UFC star Conor McGregor won't make as much as Floyd Mayweather from Saturday's showdown, but he will nearly double his net worth.McGregor is worth about $ 34 million, according to Forbes. The Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed Friday that Mayweather will earn a guaranteed purse of $ 100 million, while McGregor's minimum purse is $ 30 million.ESPN and MMAFighting.com obtained the document from the commission revealing the purses.But the fighters will cash in for even more than the purses. Each has a share of the promotion. McGregor is set to rake in more than $ 100 million from that. Mayweather should make double or triple the amount of McGregor from the promotion.The other purses on the fight card include Gervonta Davis ($ 600,000), Francisco Fonseca ($ 35,000...
GST may not burn a hole in your pocket, but you will have to tighten purse strings

GST may not burn a hole in your pocket, but you will have to tighten purse strings

Finance
What we buy, how we buy and why we buy are questions that have for long fascinated anthropologists. But GST is expected to add a new twist to the tale of Indian consumerism. Under the new taxation regime fruits, vegetables, pulses, wheat, bread and rice are exempted from taxation even as chips, biscuits, butter, tea and coffee are attracting higher taxes. So, would that make families to make healthier choices at the supermarket? Cited as the "single largest taxation reform" in independent India, GST is set to change taxation for every sector — from real estate to vehicles to consumer durables to branded goods to luxury items. For a middle class family that earns between Rs 50,000-Rs 80,000 a month, the impact on the monthly budget will not be more than a few hundred rupees. For those ...