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Mayweather-McGregor falls short of May-Pac gate record

Sep 07, 2017 - 2:11 PM

The Mayweather McGregor bout staged at the T Mobile Arena sold 13 094 tickets well short of the venue s 20 500 capacity

NOT BAD. The Mayweather-McGregor fight raked in $55,414,865.79, well short of the $72,198,500 generated by Mayweather's 2015 "Fight of the Century" against Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/AFP

NFL player Bennett alleges police brutality after Mayweather-McGregor

Sep 07, 2017 - 3:22 AM

The Seattle Seahawks star player claims he was targeted by law enforcement because of his ethnicity

HAWK DOWN. Michael Bennett says he had a guns drawn on him by Las Vegas police for 'nothing more than simply being a black man in the wrong place at the wrong time.' Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images/AFP

Nearly 1 million viewers for pirated FB Live of Mayweather-McGregor fight

Aug 28, 2017 - 6:45 PM

An unauthorized livestream eludes the social network and copyright owners of the fight

Mayweather's 50-0 record should have an asterisk, says Marciano's son

Aug 28, 2017 - 1:30 PM

The son of heavyweight legend Rocky Marciano feels the Mayweather McGregor showdown was only an exhibition fight

WIN NUMBER 50. The son of Rocky Marciano believes Floyd Mayweather's victory over someone who had never boxed professionally before taints his 50th win. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather batters McGregor, wins by TKO in round 10

Aug 27, 2017 - 12:58 PM

McGregor is competitive early before Mayweather turns on the jets and batters him to a technical knockout win

BOXER WINS BOXING MATCH. Floyd Mayweather pounds boxing debutant Conor McGregor to a tenth round technical knockout win. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Jack pummels Cleverly on Mayweather-McGregor card

Aug 27, 2017 - 11:02 AM

Badou Jack demolishes Nathan Cleverly and promptly calls out Adonis Stevenson

MOVING UP. Badou Jack steps into the light heavyweight division and wins a major title. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Conor McGregor: From struggling plumber to millionaire fighter

Aug 24, 2017 - 2:45 PM

McGregor now owns a luxury yacht named The 188 a reference to the welfare checks he used to cash when he was struggling to make it big

STARTED FROM THE BOTTOM. Conor McGregor was cashing welfare checks of $222 a few years ago. Now he'll stand to make a potential record payday against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias/Rappler

Mayweather to quit boxing for good after McGregor fight

Jul 12, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Floyd Mayweather says his bout with UFC fighter Conor McGregor will be his last and this time for real

VICTORY LAP. Floyd Mayweather says he's not the same fighter from even two years ago. Photo by Gene Bievins/AFP

Wearing 'f--- you' suit, McGregor mocks Mayweather over tax issues

Jul 12, 2017 - 10:14 AM

Mayweather and McGregor hit Los Angeles for their first press stop as they attempt to sell a fight for which ringside seats will go on sale for around 10 000

LOW BLOW. After Floyd Mayweather Jr produced an uncashed $100 million check, McGregor tells him: "Give it to the taxman!" Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao bashes Mayweather-McGregor as a ‘boring fight’

Jun 28, 2017 - 9:55 PM

Pacquiao doesn t want to say both fighters will run around but he says they ll not be standing and trading punches at close range

NOT EXCITED. Manny Pacquiao thinks Mayweather vs McGregor will be an easy, boring fight for Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo by Wendell Alinea

Mayweather remains tight-lipped about McGregor fight

May 19, 2017 - 10:15 AM

Floyd Mayweather Jr isn t talking about the status of the fight after Dana White says Conor McGregor s side of the fight is all wrapped up

NOT TALKING. Floyd Mayweather Jr didn't feel much like talking about his own pending fight with Conor McGregor while in London to support his protege Gervonta Davis, who will fight Liam Walsh this weekend. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather accuses McGregor of stalling fight deal

Mar 08, 2017 - 11:44 AM

You said you were boss so just sign the paper and let s make it happen says Mayweather

FIGHT OR FLIGHT. Floyd Mayweather Jr (R) and Conor McGregor (L) have been talking about a crossover fight without any real progress. Screenshot from Twitter

Nate Diaz brands Mayweather vs McGregor rumors as ‘publicity stunt’

May 26, 2016 - 6:34 PM

Nate Diaz thinks the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor talks are much ado about nothing and that he ll eventually fight McGregor once again in UFC

BOXING VS MMA. Conor McGregor (L) and Floyd Mayweather Jr aren't discouraging speculation about a fight against one another. Screenshot from Twitter

Mayweather offers McGregor $50 million for boxing match - report

May 21, 2016 - 2:20 PM

Mayweather reportedly offered McGregor a 50 million paycheck for an in ring showdown on New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas

$50 MILLION. Floyd Mayweather Jr reportedly offers Conor McGregor $50 million for a boxing match. McGregor photo from his Facebook, Mayweather photo from Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Conor McGregor spars boxer; preparations for Mayweather or Diaz?

May 19, 2016 - 6:23 PM

Conor McGregor showed he was far off from form to contend with Floyd Mayweather but he could be preparing for a Nate Diaz rematch instead

HAND SKILLS. Conor McGregor has some holes to fill in his boxing game, but he might not be preparing for a fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. File photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather on McGregor fight: ‘We can make it happen’

May 14, 2016 - 5:10 PM

It s really not a rumor The fight may happen We really don t know as of right now As of right now But do I think the fight will happen? Absolutely

BOXING VS MMA. Conor McGregor (L) and Floyd Mayweather Jr (R) have both teased a showdown. Screenshot from Twitter

This Mayweather vs McGregor simulation may be too realistic

May 12, 2016 - 5:47 AM

This may be the closest we get to this fight actually happening

BOXING VS MMA. Conor McGregor (L) and Floyd Mayweather Jr (R) have both teased a showdown. Screenshot from Twitter

Mayweather, McGregor tease 'MMA vs Boxing' super-fight

May 08, 2016 - 11:15 PM

Are UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather set to fight? The two aren t shooting down the rumors

BOXING VS MMA. Conor McGregor (L) and Floyd Mayweather Jr aren't discouraging speculation about a fight against one another. Screenshot from Twitter