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Mayweather Legacy Faces Challenge from Thai ‘Dwarf Giant’

After a career laden with belts, cash and kudos, boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr retired undefeated over 50 fights — but his flawless record faces an unlikely challenge from an obscure Thai fighter known as the “dwarf giant”.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

UFC president Dana White said he would pay Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor $25mn apiece and a cut of pay-per-view proceeds to fight

UFC Boss Offers Mayweather, McGregor $25 Million Each to Fight

Los Angeles (AFP) – The possibility of a duel between boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor got another boost as Ultimate Fighting Championship boss Dana White said he’d pay each $25 million to meet.