Tag: boxing

Mayweather vs McGregor: a Pay-per-View Smash

Conor McGregor’s improbable challenge of Floyd Mayweather Jr. was a box-office smash. There between 4 million and 5 million pay-per-view sales. An estimated 50 million people watched in the United States alone.

Pacquiao Pulls Out Of Title Rematch With Horn

Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) -Filipino great Manny Pacquiao on Friday pulled out of a rematch with world champion Jeff Horn, leaving the Australian looking for another challenger in his title defence.

Mayweather Defeats McGregor, Moves to 50-0

Floyd Mayweather Jr. moved to 50-0 with his technical knockout Saturday in the much-anticipated boxing match with UFC’s biggest star, Conor McGregor. The fight at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas was called with1:55 remaining in the 10th round, giving Mayweather

McGregor Must Get Rough and Creative to Upset Mayweather

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Just 20 months ago, a former plumber from Dublin fought a fearsome superstar who hadn’t lost in a decade. Conor McGregor talked his way into a big-money showdown, but he had to back up his boasts against Jose Aldo, one of the greatest fighters in his sport.

Mayweather Takes Jab at ‘Heavy’ McGregor

Los Angeles (AFP) – Floyd Mayweather believes Conor McGregor is struggling to make the weight for their cross-combat showdown as the final countdown to the superfight cranked into overdrive on Tuesday.

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Conor McGregor to Mayweather: ‘Dance for Me, Boy’

Conor McGregor is catching some heat for his taunts aimed at his upcoming boxing opponent Floyd Mayweather Jr. made during media appearances on back-to-back days. “Dance for me, boy,” McGregor has twice told Mayweather. Sports media personalities like Fox Sports 1’s