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Mayweather Offers Opinion On How McGregor Would Fair Against Boxing’s ‘Young Lions’

Immediately after his tenth-round stoppage victory over Conor McGregor on Saturday night, Floyd Mayweather Jr. admitted that the Irishman’s boxing skills had surprised him somewhat. “He is a lot better than I thought he was, he used different angles and was a tough competitor,” Mayweather told Showtime’s Jim Gray in the ring at the T-Mobile Arena. Mayweather wasn’t the only …

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Cormier On Being Proud Of McGregor Following Display Against Mayweather

Though there were a few MMA fighters who took the opportunity to ridicule or call out Conor McGregor following his performance against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday night, like Brazilians Jose Aldo and Rafael dos Anjos, most in the MMA community commended the Irishman for his brave but ultimately unsuccessful effort to inflict the first blemish upon Mayweather’s perfect professional …

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Watch: ESPN Pundits Discuss Whether McGregor Should Box Again After Mayweather Loss

While Floyd Mayweather Jr. claims he will ride off into the sunset, his unfortunate stead struggling toward the horizon under the combined weight of the boxer and an utterly ludicrous amount of cash, Conor McGregor has vowed to continue fighting after the pair’s boxing showdown on Saturday night. The Irishman’s next contest though, looks likely to take place inside the …

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McGregor Receives Medical Suspension From NSAC Following Mayweather Fight

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has been handed a medical suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission(NSAC) stemming from his defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a boxing match at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night. McGregor’s professional boxing career got off to a good start, as he outworked Mayweather over the opening three minutes of their …

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Fighters Call On UFC To Fire Snoop Dogg After Expletive-Laden Rant On McGregor Defeat

Multiple UFC fighters are calling on the promotion to fire rapper Snoop Dogg from his position as a commentator for the Dana White Tuesday Night Contenders Series after he launched an expletive-laden diatribe in the direction of Conor McGregor following the Irishman’s defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. “50 and 0 n****. The motherf***ing champ, n****,” yelled Snoop in an Instagram …

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Watch: Kellerman Admits He Was Wrong, Heaps Praise On McGregor For Heart And Fight I.Q

During the build-up to Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor, a promotion that was predictably strewn with sound bytes from both the fighters and the media, a comment from HBO boxing commentator and ESPN First Take co-host Max Kellerman was among the most widely discussed. Kellerman, one of the boxing media’s most highly-respected and eloquent speakers, claimed on multiple occasions …

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Mayweather Rates McGregor’s Power Following Las Vegas Super-Fight

In the lead-up to Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr., many wondered if the Irishman’s vaunted punching-power would translate from the octagon to the boxing ring, or, more specifically, from the four-ounce MMA mitts to the eight-ounce boxing gloves. Given Mayweather’s elusive nature and McGregor’s inexperience with the heavier gloves, some suggested that the question would never be truly answered. …

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Watch: Conor McGregor On What He Said To Floyd Mayweather Post-Fight

Conor McGregor feels that composure, accrued from decades of experience, rather than skill, power or speed, was the difference between he and Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The 29-year-old UFC champ started well against the vastly experienced and seasoned Mayweather, despite the fact that he was making his professional boxing debut, but he was eventually figured …

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Watch: Dana White Reveals Thoughts On Stoppage In Mayweather – McGregor Fight

Though he claimed that referee Robert Byrd had stopped the fight too soon, Conor McGregor seemed in good spirits when he spoke to Showtime’s Jim Gray following his tenth-round stoppage defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Having spoken to the UFC lightweight champion backstage, however, Dana White painted a very different picture of McGregor’s post-fight …

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Watch – Final Episode Of Mayweather Vs. McGregor: Embedded

With mere hours to go before UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor steps into the ring to face boxing’s former pound for pound number one Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the UFC have released the final episode of their Mayweather vs. McGregor: Embedded vlog series. The six-minute presentation features fascinating footage from last night’s tense weigh-in …

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Watch: Mayweather Promotions CEO Looked Very Disappointed When McGregor Made Weight Last Night

Earlier in the week, Floyd Mayweather Jr. claimed that Conor McGregor’s cut to boxing’s super-welterweight limit of 154lbs ahead of the pair’s cross-codes super-fight at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas was not going particularly smoothly. “Conor McGregor is extremely heavy right now,” Mayweather told FightHype. “I think he’s 164, so he’s still got 10 pounds to go.” “I don’t think he’s …

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NSAC Reveal Mayweather And McGregor’s Massive Guaranteed Purses

During the now infamous MayMac World Tour, which played out across four cities and three countries last month, Floyd Mayweather Jr. made a habit of displaying the $100 million cheque that he received for his May 2015 clash with Manny Pacquiao, but supposedly never cashed. After his fight with UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor on Saturday night, Mayweather’s schoolbag will …

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Watch: Mayweather Vs. McGregor: Embedded Episode 3

The UFC’s Mayweather vs McGregor: Embedded cameras were, of course, in position to capture all of the pageantry and drama that unfolded at last night’s ceremonial ‘grand arrivals’ just outside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. These events are a long-held tradition in boxing, but they rarely produce anything of note. It’s merely fighters going through the motions to give …

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Watch Live: Mayweather Vs. McGregor Final Presser

It’s all happened so quickly. The final stop on the MayMac World Tour seems like only yesterday and yet here we are slap-bang in the middle of fight week,  just hours away from the final Mayweather vs. McGregor press conference and days away from the cross-codes super-fight itself. So far, every promotional event in the build up to the bout …

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Eubank Jr. Dispels Notion That Mayweather Is Taking McGregor Lightly

Some people seem to be of the opinion that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is taking Conor McGregor lightly ahead of the pair’s cross-codes super-fight in Las Vegas on August 26th. And it’s easy to understand why. Showtime’s All Access: Mayweather vs. McGregor series included very little footage of boxing’s former pound for pound king actually training and quite a lot of …

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We Need To Talk About The Irish Media’s Disgraceful Coverage Of Conor McGregor

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Conor McGregor of Ireland prepares to enter the Octagon before facing Nate Diaz during the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Over the past four years, Conor McGregor’s career has followed an unprecedented trajectory in the world of combat sports. Yet in his home country, the established media would have you believe that the Irishman is no better than a common or garden thug. Why? Since Conor McGregor’s fight with Floyd Mayweather was announced, the established media in Ireland have labelled …

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