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

Purses reveal disparity as UFC champ takes $30 m minimum potentially rising to $75 m while boxing enormous eyes $200 m after all acknowledgments known Floyd Mayweather will deserve a minimum of $100 m for Saturday’s junior middleweight boxing match with UFC champion Conor McGregor at the T-Mobile Arena, pairing the career-high guarantee he made for his 2015 megafight with …

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Will McGregor v Mayweather save American boxing – or bury it?

It once commanded Americas national consciousness, but US boxing has been in decline for decades. Can the circus in Las Vegas bring it back to life? Jimmy’s Corner is a classic dive on 44th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues in Manhattan, a half-block east from the neon marquees and flashing Jumbotrons of Times Square. The bar is warmly lit …

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Keith Thurman’s split-decision win over Danny Garcia blends welterweight claims

Keith Thurman integrates the WBA and WBA welterweight entitlements with split-decision win over Danny Garcia in Brooklyn Keith Thurman deftly sidestepped one catch after the other to outpoint Danny Garcia and hit to the top of the welterweight pecking order. Thurman, the undefeated puncher from Floridas Gulf Coast nicknamed One-Time, hurt Garcia in the opening round, improved an early lead …

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Screaming Conor McGregor ridicules Floyd Mayweather at Las Vegas weigh-in

Conor McGregor ridiculed Floyd Mayweather at the Las Vegas weigh-in as both fighters prepared the weight We have a fight. Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor both realise the heavines before their much-anticipated junior middleweight showdown on Saturday night in Las Vegas. McGregor was first on the scale of assessments on Friday at the T-Mobile Arena and weighed in at 153 …

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Life mocks Rocky as little-known Jeff Horn teaches Manny Pacquiao a lesson

Horn, a former Brisbane school teacher, was nearly ruled out after a pummelling from Pacquiao in the ninth, but pushed back for a famed victory The eighth instalment of the Rocky series was unexpectedly liberated on Sunday afternoon in Brisbane when former “teachers ” Jeff Horn defeated boxing lore Manny Pacquiao in a unanimous decided not to triumph the WBO …

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Conor McGregor praises Floyd Mayweather and says he has ‘tools’ for MMA

Conor McGregor has heaped adoration on Floyd Mayweather after their superfight last weekend Conor McGregor has heaped adoration on Floyd Mayweather after their superfight last weekend. It may be little stun that the UFC fighter has warm concerns for the boxer who helped him pay a minimum of $30 m from their bout but the build-up had been stormy with …

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Floyd Mayweather knocking out Conor McGregor inspired all these amazing memes

Floyd Mayweather, the best boxer of his generation, put on a fascinating farewell performance on Saturday night, knocking out UFC star Conor McGregor in the 10 th round of their fight. Though McGregor, shaping his pro boxing entry, was given virtually no chance to succeed, he prevailed a few rounds and surprised the masses by remaining competitive with Mayweather for …

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Conor McGregor Fires Back At Floyd Mayweather Over ‘Racist’ Notes

Dont pick a fight with a UFC fighter, because you will get pummeled. After Floyd Mayweather said endorse Conor McGregors success is the product of intolerance in an interview last week, McGregor took to Instagram to fire back at the controversial boxer. In a lengthy berth, McGregor objection Mayweather to a fight, and wrote, Floyd Mayweather, dont ever return race …

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Olympic boxing champion Claressa Shields wins her professional debut

Two-times Olympic gold medalist defeats Franchon Crews by four-round unanimous decision in professional debut Claressa Shields attributed her decision to turn professional to a desire to build a legacy. So far, so good. The two-times Olympic gold medalist cruised to one-sided points win over Franchon Crews in a highly entertaining four-round super middleweight bout on the undercard of Saturdays light …

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