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#Floyd Mayweather

# floyd-mayweather - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Mayweather-McGregor gate receipts short of record

The controversial 26 August fight raked in $55.4m, well short of the $72.2m generated by the ‘Fight of the Century’.

# floyd-mayweather - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'Las Vegas police officers singled me out for doing nothing more than simply being a black man'

Michael Bennett had just attended the McGregor v Mayweather fight, when he alleges that police officers singled him out after gunshots were heard.

Diaz trilogy is what I'd prefer next — but another fight this year is unlikely

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s coach, writes exclusively for The42.

# floyd-mayweather - Thursday 31 August, 2017

McGregor believes a longer training camp would have made the difference

“I think for the time we had, 10 weeks in camp, it had to be done this way,” the Dubliner said.

# floyd-mayweather - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

McGregor is 'still the champ' in Robbie Keane's eyes despite Mayweather defeat

The legendary Ireland striker was pictured with the UFC star during his after-party in Las Vegas.

# floyd-mayweather - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

In candid admission of fading skills, Mayweather says he hopes McGregor doesn't box again

‘I want to see him continue in the UFC and do what he do best,’ Mayweather said of his dance partner.

'He is an exceptional fighter': Max Kellerman changes his tune after spirited McGregor effort Olive Branch This post contains videos

'He is an exceptional fighter': Max Kellerman changes his tune after spirited McGregor effort

‘I was wrong to say Conor wouldn’t land a punch – he landed several actual punches cleanly.’

# floyd-mayweather - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Almost 6,000 seats were left unsold for Mayweather-McGregor

The last main event at T-Mobile Arena – Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr – drew a capacity crowd of 20,510.

'Floyd didn't ask me a single question about Conor. He didn't give a shit'

Malignaggi: ‘Obviously people now know that I’m not a hater, I’m not lying: the guy can’t punch.’

Dana White: 'I'm proud of Conor tonight but I would rather he returned to MMA'

The UFC boss was speaking at the post-fight press conference.

'Tonight I chose the right dance partner to dance with. Conor McGregor, you're a hell of a champion'

Floyd Mayweather will now head into what he says is a permanent retirement with a perfect 50-0 record, one better than heavyweight legend Rocky Marciano.

'F*** it, it was some buzz' - McGregor takes the positives from Vegas display

“If anyone wants a knock give me a shout,” he said.

Mayweather stops brave McGregor in the 10th to win superfight

The Dubliner leaves Vegas with a lot of money and some new-found respect.

As it happened: Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas

IT was a long night for fight fans.

# floyd-mayweather - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Zlatan backing 'Ibrahimovic of martial arts' McGregor to stun Mayweather

The Manchester United striker believes the Irish UFC star is capable of springing a surprise in Las Vegas.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you a fan of Conor McGregor? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you a fan of Conor McGregor?

The Irishman is one of the world’s most famous sportspeople.

'I definitely feel boxers hit harder. I wouldn't necessarily say if he lands a left hand it's game over'

Joe Duffy was 7-0 as a pro boxer before returning to MMA, and suggests The Notorious’ power isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

# floyd-mayweather - Friday 25 August, 2017

'Every time he misses Mayweather he's going to lose energy. I see a stoppage in six or seven rounds' Close Calls This post contains videos

'Every time he misses Mayweather he's going to lose energy. I see a stoppage in six or seven rounds'

Eric Donovan, Jason Quigley, ‘Irish’ Joe Duffy and John Kavanagh drop knowledge bombs ahead of the big one in Vegas.

'We were surprised this bout was even sanctioned': Ringside doctors fear for McGregor's safety

The Association of Ringside Physicians have expressed some concern ahead of the big fight in Las Vegas.

Manny Pacquiao says Conor McGregor won't land 'a meaningful punch' against Mayweather

He’ll still be watching though, right?

More footage emerges from Conor McGregor's sparring with Paulie Malignaggi Mayweather-mcgregor This post contains videos

More footage emerges from Conor McGregor's sparring with Paulie Malignaggi

Another short clip shows McGregor enjoying a couple of exchanges with the former world champion.

# floyd-mayweather - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Rory McIlroy fears Mayweather and McGregor are conspiring behind the scenes

‘I just don’t know what that zero on Mayweather’s record is worth, and that’s the thing.’

We're ready to show the world of boxing that there's more than one way to skin a cat

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s coach, writes exclusively ahead of the clash with Floyd Mayweather.

Undefeated and unloved, Floyd Mayweather eyes final payday

The 50th bout of the star’s career has been disparaged variously as a freakshow, publicity stunt or simply “bad for boxing.”

‘I’ll have to tell 40 Ballymunners that they’re not allowed on stage’ Fight Week This post contains videos

‘I’ll have to tell 40 Ballymunners that they’re not allowed on stage’

Episode 3 of UFC Embedded sees the fighters arrive at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for the grand arrivals.

# floyd-mayweather - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

'When this fight turns out to be a farce, people shouldn't blame boxing. They should blame themselves'

Bob Arum says McGregor is a ‘lovely guy’ having met him at Michael Conlan’s debut, ‘but he’s not a prizefighter.’

# floyd-mayweather - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Floyd Mayweather takes jab at 'heavy' Conor McGregor

The former welterweight champion is coming out of retirement to face the Irish star.

The first episode of 'Mayweather v McGregor: Embedded' is here Embedded This post contains videos

The first episode of 'Mayweather v McGregor: Embedded' is here

As fight week got close, both men made the most of their respective ‘rest’ days.

# floyd-mayweather - Monday 21 August, 2017

'The toughest white boy ever to step in the ring with Floyd' doesn't do Dublin's Robert Gorman justice

Six months after ‘injuring’ Mayweather in Vegas, Gorman found himself on a Balbriggan beach contemplating suicide.

# floyd-mayweather - Thursday 17 August, 2017

McGregor vows fast finish against Mayweather

The charismatic 29-year-old said a grueling training camp has taken him to “hell and back”.

# floyd-mayweather - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I am not a fan': Shane Ross says he probably won't watch the McGregor vs Mayweather fight ROSS ON SPORT

'I am not a fan': Shane Ross says he probably won't watch the McGregor vs Mayweather fight

Ross has been critical of MMA in the past and has vowed to bring in regulations.

# floyd-mayweather - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'I have yet to really see an MMA fighter who moves their head' - MMA convert Heather Hardy

Hardy is a 20-0 professional boxer, but won her MMA debut by stoppage at Bellator 180.

'Who the **** would want to promote this guy? He can’t fight for ****. Don’t you understand?'

Bob Arum maintains no boxing promoter will be interested in perpetuating Conor McGregor’s ring career after 26 August.

# floyd-mayweather - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Conor McGregor slams sparring partner for walking out

The Irish star is not happy with retired two-time champion Paulie Malignaggi.

# floyd-mayweather - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

'I'm not what I used to be' - Mayweather claims McGregor has the edge

Floyd Mayweather is coming out of retirement at the age of 40 to fight the Dubliner on 26 August.

# floyd-mayweather - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Paulie Malignaggi brands McGregor a 'd**khead' after training camp row

Former boxing champ quit as sparring partner ahead of McGregor v Mayweather on 26 August.

# floyd-mayweather - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

'In my first boxing fight, I had to constantly tell myself not to kick the guy'

Sor Rungvisai won just one of his first five pro fights after converting from Muay Thai, but recently dethroned the world’s best boxer.

# floyd-mayweather - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

John Kavanagh outlines why Conor McGregor hasn't hired a boxing trainer for Mayweather fight

No boxing coach will have any involvement in McGregor’s preparation for his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather.

'I had to stop the action, say, ‘You guys are a little out of control here, you’ve got to stop this’'

Hall of Fame boxing referee Joe Cortez says he was forced to separate Conor McGregor and Paulie Malignaggi during sparring.

# floyd-mayweather - Monday 31 July, 2017

Sky Sports want €25 for the McGregor-Mayweather fight Tune In This post contains a poll

Sky Sports want €25 for the McGregor-Mayweather fight

Will you shell out for the fight?

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