Tag Archives: boxing

Mayweather and McGregor stick to script as media tour kicks off in LA

Los Angeles was a pitch-perfect launchpad for the Mayweather-McGregor press tour, a campaign built on spectacle and suspension of disbelief Everything went according to script. Conor McGregor trashed, taunted and belittled Floyd Mayweather and hinted he may use his mixed martial arts skills to knock him out. Mayweather clapped back while simultaneously inflating the notion their fight would be a …

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Twitter snags Showtime as a live-streaming collaborator( but just for a boxing match)

Twitter has been picking up live-streaming copes left and right these days, including most recently for rugby competitions, and before that with Dick Clark Productions. Today, the company announced another high-profile grab: Showtime. But before you get too excited, the slew is just for a Saturday-night boxing match from Showtime Sports. This is the first time that Showtime has brought …

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‘Las Vegas is Ireland now’: Conor McGregor devotees infest the Strip

The Las Vegas Strip has become a blur of emerald t-shirts, brew and songs ahead of the fight, as Irish devotees hope for an historical upset against Floyd Mayweather If Conor McGregor comes up short against Floyd Mayweather in their junior middleweight battle on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena, it won’t be for lack of support. Thousands of Irish …

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The mental health benefits of boxing

Prince Harry has been shown that he found boxing to be a good way of relieving invasion but hes not the first to catch refuge in the ring If it takes a sovereign to alert the nation to the safety-valve powers of boxing in coping with mental stress as Prince Harry has done this week Frank Bruno, who has rubbed …

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Floyd Mayweather offers new terms to engaged UFC star Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather has told ESPN he wants to take on UFC star for $100 m and lent: Conor McGregor continues telling everybody he wants to fight – lets make it happen Floyd Mayweather has said he will come out of retirement to fighting Conor McGregor but only if he gets paid $100 m (8 2m) and the Irish UFC star …

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‘Las Vegas is Ireland now’: Conor McGregor devotees invade the Strip

The Las Vegas Strip has become a blur of emerald jerseys, beer and songs ahead of the fight, as Irish followers hope for an historical upset against Floyd Mayweather If Conor McGregor comes up short against Floyd Mayweather in their junior middleweight campaign on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena, it won’t be for lack of support. Thousands of Irish …

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