Average Salaries of Boxing Referees 2015
Referee’s are required in each sports to maintain the game fair . Boxing is one of the most watched sports after Wrestling and MMA in fighting sports . The officials who do their duties during the matches paid well. The actual rules of boxing are enforced by a referee . There are big name referee who earn well in the Boxing sports in which “Mills Lane and Richard Steele” are on the top . But did you know how much the Boxing referee actually make per fight and annually .
|Per Fight||High-Profile Match – Championship||$1500-25,000|
|Annual Earnings||Boxing Matches||$80,000 – $190,000|
Salary Per Fight :
Boxing matches happen weekly or monthly but referee’s pay for their render services . The actual pay of boxing referee is $500 to $1000 for simple boxing match , but if he is part of official’s for any Boxing championship or high-profile match then his salary will increased . Some how the boxing referee’s are earning much high amount then other sports referee if they are involved in the championship matches or in big fights .
Referees to Follow Rules :
- Gives instructions to both boxers before the fight
- He must know when to start counting and when to stop
- Determines when a foul is so egregious that a warning should be given or points taken away
- He must signal when the round is over
- Determines when one fighter’s health will be endangered by more blows, and thus, stops the fight
Mayweather vs Pacquiao Match Officials Earnings :
According to sources the match officials of the Mayweather vs Pacquiao PPV on May 2nd 2015 will earn $25,000 for the main PPV event , well it will be record earnings of any referee . Kenny Bayless will be the ring referee which means he will get $25,000 from the match on this Sunday.