Money Mayweather wins via 10th-Round TKO 50-0

Money Mayweather wins via 10th-Round TKO 50-0

(FreshAsFrankie) In his return from a two-year retirement, Floyd Mayweather improved to 50-0 with a 10th-round TKO over an incredibly game Conor McGregor in their pay-per-view super fight at T-Mobile Arena. But the storyline was just as much about McGregor, the UFC‘s lightweight champion, in defeat than it was about the 40-year-old Mayweather.

 

McGregor, 29, who was making his pro debut, never fought reckless or overly aggressive, which contrasted his prediction of a first-round knockout. What he did was present Mayweather with a poised and credible challenge, teasing a bright future in the boxing game should he consider it.

“He’s a tough competitor. I think we gave the fans what they wanted to see,” Mayweather said. “Our game plan was to take our time, let him shoot all his heavy shots early and then take him out at the end down the stretch.”

Mayweather, who officially announced his retirement after the fight, was true to his prediction throughout the fight’s build when he promised it wouldn’t go the distance. He also stuck to his guns about standing in front of McGregor looking for a finish.

 

Mayweather vs. McGregor results

R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 R11 R12 TOTAL
Mayweather 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 9 10 TKO 86
McGregor 10 10 10 9 9 9 9 10 9 85

 

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Diddy and Mark Wahlberg Wagering An Insane Amount On Mayweather/McGregor Fight

Diddy and Mark Wahlberg Wagering An Insane Amount On Mayweather/McGregor Fight
(FreshAsFrankie) Diddy and Mark Wahlberg are throwing some money around for the upcoming fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor.
Sean “Diddy” Combs and Mark Wahlberg are putting down big money on the upcoming Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight.

The two superstars wagered $250,000 on the last Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight.

Diddy picked Mayweather, while Mark Wahlberg was on the losing end, by betting on Pacquiao.

In a new video released called “The Bet 2,” Diddy and Mark Wahlberg reveal they are betting again, this time double or nothing.

Diddy is putting his loot on Floyd “Money” Mayweather, while “The Notorious” Conor McGregor is Mark Wahlberg’s pick.

 

Video: Mayweather Thinks Conor Isn’t Making Weight

Video: Mayweather Thinks Conor Isn't Making Weight
(FreshAsFrankie) With Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s fight against Conor McGregor less than one week away, something has caught The Money Team boss’ attention that he refrains from admitting is a concern from him. So long as Dana White and the UFC know that they will pay for it if they don’t get on McGregor’s camp pronto.

“Conor McGregor is extremely heavy right now. Extremely heavy,” Mayweather told Fight Hype before heading home from a workout at the Mayweather Boxing Club early Monday, August 22. The Vegas showdown is contracted to take place at 154 pounds. McGregor is currently sitting at around 164 pounds, Mayweather claims. “I mean, y’all get that extra money. If you can’t make the weight, get them extra millions ready Dana.”

Losing ten pounds in one week is totally possible for a fighter. But doing so does bear the risk of draining them going into the fight. It isn’t uncommon for boxers to hit the scales over the mark, and in fact, some do it with the intention of gaining an advantage. A number of consequences typically come of failure to make weight. A sanctioning body will void the fight as a title match if one of the fighters hold a belt, the offending party will be fined, and the opponent gets the choice to determine whether the show goes on. Neither Mayweather nor McGregor is bringing a boxing belt into the bout, so the title defense rule wouldn’t be applicable, and he says that he is committed to moving ahead with the fight regardless. But he will be expecting a little something on top of his nine figure pay day.