Tag: Floyd Mayweather

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.

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.

40-year-old Floyd Mayweather walked away from boxing as the welterweight champion in 2015

Mayweather ‘Out of Retirement for McGregor’: MMA

Los Angeles (AFP) – Retired unbeaten boxing champion Floyd Mayweather says that when it comes to a possible big-money fight with Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor, he is “out of retirement.”

Floyd Mayweather Working Hard to Sell Matchup Against Conor McGregor as a Fair Fight

So, I believe I started my breakdown of a possible Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing matchup by calling it a no good, very bad situation for the UFC. Their most prized, visible, and lucrative fighter would be embarrassed on the largest PPV event in recorded human history, resulting in a massive pay day for McGregor and tremendous loss of prestige for the UFC.