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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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Kenny Florian Makes Frankly Terrifying Prediction For Conor McGregor’s Return To MMA

Kenny Florian made a pretty scary prediction for the type of vengeance that the UFC’s lightweight champion Conor McGregor will bring with him back to MMA after his short, but ultimately spirited foray into the world of boxing. Mayweather-McGregor is now done and dusted and though the spectacle and surprisingly the fight itself lived up to expectations, I think it’s …

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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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Watch: Brendan Schaub Admits He Walked Out Of The Arena After Conor McGregor Gassed

Conor McGregor’s biggest fan admitted he was unable to sit and watch the Irishman lose to the boxing great Floyd Mayweather during the latter stages of his fight on August 26. Brendan Schaub’s involvement with last weekend’s ‘Money Fight’ was perhaps deeper than anyone could have imagined going into it. Schaub is, of course, a well-known personality in MMA circles …

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Watch: Brendan Schaub Breaks Down Exactly What Happened During Confrontation With Nate Diaz

Brendan Schaub broke down exactly what happened after a video emerged of him having a minor row with UFC lightweight Nate Diaz backstage after the Mayweather-McGregor fight last weekend. Both Nate Diaz and his older brother Nick are not exactly known for their cool-headedness, in fact, the brothers Diaz have been involved in some of the most entertaining feuds and …

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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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Watch: Skip Bayless Outrageously Claims Ref Saved Mayweather From Being Finished By McGregor In Round 9

Skip Bayless has outrageously claimed that referee Robert Byrd saved Floyd Mayweather from being finished after taking a body shot in the ninth round of his matchup last weekend with Conor McGregor. Skip Bayless is a funny one. It’s pretty clear to see that neither he nor his co-host Shannon Sharpe bring any real expert opinion on the subject of …

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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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Watch: Floyd Mayweather Sr. Viciously Rips Into ‘Pathetic’ Performance From Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather Sr. chose to not follow in the more respectful footsteps of his younger namesake when he slammed the performance of his son’s opponent after last night’s fight. It’s becoming increasingly apparent that Floyd Mayweather Sr. does seem at times to harbour even more of a dislike for Conor McGregor than his son does. In truth, it’s fair enough …

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Watch: ESPN Pundits Engage In Possibly The Most Bizarre Fight You’ll Ever See Following McGregor-Mayweather

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Floyd Mayweather stopped Conor McGregor midway through the tenth round of his professional boxing debut last night. Despite the defeat, McGregor was widely praised for a performance in which he arguably won the first three rounds. It was a million miles from the “farce” some predicted it would be. The combat sports world is awash with reaction and analysis of …

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Watch: Nate Diaz & Brendan Schaub Get Into Heated Backstage Debate About Mayweather-McGregor

Nate Diaz and Brendan Schaub were involved in a rather heated backstage debate following last night’s showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. It’s actually hard to imagine two people with more conflicting views on Conor McGregor than his number-1 fan Brendan Schaub and his great rival Nate Diaz. Funnily enough, these two exuberant personalities clashed in the t-Mobile Arena …

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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: Paulie Malignaggi Reacts To Mayweather Vs McGregor Bout

Paulie Malignaggi featured prominently in the build-up to the Saturday night extravaganza, having dramatically fallen out with Conor McGregor after their sparring debacle. The former two weight world champion initially decided to help McGregor with his preparation for the ultimately futile attempt to defeat Floyd Mayweather. Once sparring footage was leaked of the Irishman knocking down Malignaggi, the latter decided …

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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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