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Glove Sizes Confirmed For Conor McGregor Vs Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor

There have been several subplots in the build-up to Conor McGregor’s bout with Floyd Mayweather next week in Las Vegas. The undefeated boxer is attempting to stretch his record to 50-0, as the UFC champion makes his professional boxing debut.

With McGregor crossing over from MMA, there have been several suggestions how the conditions could be made more in his favour. One such ruling that was suggested was decreasing the glove sizes from 10oz to 8oz for the fight, making it more similar to MMA.

It was Mayweather who initially suggested the move, during their world media tour, and the notion gathered momentum in recent weeks.

Today, the Nevada Athletic Commission made a decision on the matter, after an official application was made.

However, despite doubt lingering over whether it would be passed, the news was finally confirmed, after the NAC unanimously voted for a one-fight exception.

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