September 25, 2007 10:00 ET

Mayweather Fights for the Spotlight

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - September 25, 2007) - TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 9/17/07 - 9/23/07.

Event                                  This Week       Last Week
Hannah Montana                                 1               1
Mayweather vs. Hatton                          2             n/a
Bruce Springsteen                              3               2
Wicked                                         4               3
Van Halen                                      5               4
Green Bay Packers                              6               6
Jersey Boys                                    7               5
Dallas Cowboys                                 8               7
Céline Dion                                    9             n/a
Denver Broncos                                10               8

Mayweather and Hatton's "Undefeated" fight muscles its way back onto the chart to take the number two spot this week. The December 8 event quickly sold out through Ticketmaster but hasn't deterred fans from finding hard-to-get tickets.

Event                                  This Week       Last Week
Mayweather vs. Hatton                          1             n/a
Green Bay Packers                              2               1
Dallas Cowboys                                 3               2
Denver Broncos                                 4               3
Chicago Bears                                  5               8
Pittsburgh Steelers                            6              10
New England Patriots                           7               5
Texas Longhorns                                8               7
New York Giants                                9               6
Seattle Seahawks                              10             n/a

If appearing on "Dancing with the Stars" and starring in an HBO reality show aren't enough, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. grabs an additional bit of spotlight by taking number one on the Top Sports chart.

Major League Baseball drops out of the rankings with the regular season winding to a close. As teams begin to clinch playoff spots, post-season ticket sales should give the clubs a chance to break back into the top events.

Event                                  This Week       Last Week
Wicked                                         1               1
Jersey Boys                                    2               2
Radio City Christmas Spectacular               3               3
Lion King                                      4               4
Monty Python's Spamalot                        5               6
Grease                                         6               8
Young Frankenstein                             7               5
The Color Purple                               8              10
Blue Man Group                                 9               9
Cirque Du Soleil:  The Beatles: LOVE          10             n/a

Event                                  This Week       Last Week
Wicked                                         1               1
Radio City Christmas Spectacular               2               2
Jersey Boys                                    3               3
Grease                                         4               6
Young Frankenstein                             5               4
Lion King                                      6               5
Monty Python's Spamalot                        7              10
Mary Poppins                                   8               7
The Little Mermaid                             9               8
Hairspray                                     10             n/a

"Young Frankenstein" and "The Little Mermaid" each drop one spot but maintain positions in the rankings weeks before their respective Broadway openings.

Event                                  This Week       Last Week
Hannah Montana                                 1               1
Bruce Springsteen                              2               2
Van Halen                                      3               3
Céline Dion                                    4               4
Keith Urban                                    5             n/a
Trans-Siberian Orchestra                       6               5
Genesis                                        7               7
Bon Jovi                                       8             n/a
Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony                  9             n/a
Neil Young                                    10             n/a

The week's on sales put Keith Urban back on the chart at five, return Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony to the rankings at nine, and introduce Neil Young to the list at number ten.

Event                                  This Week       Last Week
Céline Dion: A New Day . . .                   1               1
Cirque Du Soleil:  The Beatles: LOVE           2               2
Elton John: The Red Piano                      3               4
Cirque Du Soleil: "O"                          4               3
Barry Manilow: Music and Passion               5             n/a
David Copperfield                              6               9
Blue Man Group                                 7               5
Cirque Du Soleil: Zumanity                     8              10
Cirque Du Soleil: KÀ                           9             n/a
Monty Python's Spamalot                       10               7 is a comprehensive industry and consumer source for news and information relating to the ticket industry. TicketNews is a one-stop source for industry news, market analysis, event announcements, cancellations, and information. TicketNews is updated daily with original articles and an aggregation of third party sources. TicketNews information is based on ticket sales from the TicketNetwork Exchange™, the world's largest secondary market exchange. For more information, visit

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