Month: June 2017

Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: ‘World demanded this fight’

From the sectionBoxing: Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather says he is “giving the people what they want” by coming out of retirement to fight Irish UFC champion Conor McGregor. The former five-weight world champion, 40, retired unbeaten in 2015 after 49 bouts, but will face McGregor, 28, in Las Vegas on 26 August. The light-middleweight […]

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Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: The biggest fight in combat sports or a farce?

By Michael Emons BBC Sport: The best boxer in a generation against one of the biggest names in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Floyd Mayweather Jr, regarded – before his retirement – as the world’s best pound-for-pound boxer, will fight UFC star Conor McGregor in a light-middleweight boxing contest in Las Vegas on 26 August. But […]

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Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor: when is the fight, what are the rules and who will win?

Telegraph Sport:  25 JUNE 2017 • 4:49PM Floyd Mayweather Jr. will come out of retirement to meet UFC star Conor McGregor in a much-anticipated boxing match that will feature two of the top-selling fighters in the world. The two fighters both announced the fight after months of speculation about whether Mayweather would be lured back […]

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