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

The Las Vegas Strip has become a blur of emerald t-shirts, beer 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 contend on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena, it won’t be for lack of support. Thousands of Irish …

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Conor McGregor’s biggest weapon? His lack of boxing experience

The allure of Saturdays much-hyped fighting in Las Vegas is that no one knows what will happen in the ring not least the overwhelming favorite, Floyd Mayweather Few question Conor McGregor’s ability as a fighter. But can he box? After all, though McGregor has trained as a boxer, mixed martial art pushing is exceedingly different from the comparatively controlled rules …

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Conor McGregor is accessible to boxing revert despite overcome by Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor failed to rule out a return to boxing after his 10 th-round overcome to Floyd Mayweather, saying he was sure theres options that will present themselves in the boxing game Only the most dedicated supporters of Conor McGregor, of which there were no scarcity in Las Vegas, held him a chance in Saturday’s junior middleweight fighting against Floyd …

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Who will win Mayweather v McGregor? Our writers’ and fighters’ predictions

Former WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin and UFC flyweight Zach Makovsky join our body of Guardian columnists in a lookahead to Saturdays bout Fight prediction … Mayweather on parts. LC Mayweather by TKO in the ninth round. JG Mayweather on phases. BAG Mayweather by TKO in the eighth round. ZM It’s hard to predict a round, but it will be …

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Floyd Mayweather to earn at least $ 100 m from Conor McGregor fight

Purses reveal gap as UFC champ takes $30 m minimum potentially rising to $75 m while boxing great seeings $200 m after all receipts known Floyd Mayweather will earn a minimum of $100 m for Saturday’s junior middleweight boxing match with UFC champion Conor McGregor at the T-Mobile Arena, parallelling the career-high pledge he made for his 2015 megafight with …

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Floyd Mayweather at the Olympics might not make sense but the horse has bolted already | Kevin Mitchell

Dr Wus suggestion that boxing at the Games grows professional invoked many an eyebrow but amateurism now sits at the periphery of boasts biggest event Dr Wu, the very interesting boy who runs Aiba, the governing body for amateur boxing, cast the sport into a minor delirium the coming week where reference is indicated not stated that professionals would be …

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Barry McGuigan calls for Carl Frampton rematch with Santa Cruz in Belfast

Barry McGuigan said: There is gonna be a third oppose, they have given us their parole after Frampton suffered a first profession overcome and lost his featherweight title Barry McGuigan was not in the mood for incorrect predicts. Carl Frampton, the Northern Irishman he reveres like a son, had just fallen to the first demolish of his 24 -fight career …

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Aiba president CK Wu accused of personally assuring contentious lend

Amateur boxings macrocosm governing body and its president, CK Wu, face more serious questions after it was alleged a contentious lend deal was secured by the president himself A former senior executive at nature boxings embattled governing body who was toppled in a bitter ability battle has claimed its president was intimately involved in securing a contentious loan from Azerbaijan. …

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