Mike Tyson will make slightly less than $21 million from last week's heavyweight championship fight against Michael Spinks, who will get the $13.5 million he was guaranteed.
Shelly Finkel, who had the pay-per-view and closed circuit rights for the 91-second fight, said Wednesday that the home, theater and arena showings earned $22 million.
Tyson retained his championship by knocking out Spinks in the first round. Finkel said that 55 percent of the television distribution money came front closed-circuit showings in theaters and arenas and 45 percent came from pay-per-view sales.
"Pay-per-view will be the dominant outlet in the future," Finkel said. "This fight marks the true coming of age for pay-per-view techology."