The Trash Talk Is Finally Over, Floyd Mayweather Jr. Defeats Conor McGregor With A $100 Million And A Money Belt

Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather beat Conor McGregor — literally and literally in a fight which was studded with Hollywood biggest — but it was way closer than just about anyone thought, In a fight which saw Mayweather to win his 50th undefeated match as the 40-year-old swore it was his last.

Conor ran out of gas in the 9th and Floyd opened up in the 10th with a flurry. Conor never went down but it was clearly over … so the ref stopped the fight.

Conor McGregor

It was shockingly close … Tho it looked like Conor won the first three rounds — But the judges saw it differently. the most unusual mega-fight in years went longer and was more competitive than many expected when an unbeaten, five-division world champion boxer took on a mixed martial artist making his pro boxing debut.

While McGregor had the crowd behind his improbable quest, Mayweather survived a rough beginning and gradually took control in the next 3.

He brutalized McGregor in the 10th, landing numerous shots and chasing McGregor around the ring until referee Robert Byrd saved the Irishman and stopped the fight.

Mayweather said after the fight: ‘He’s a tough competitor. I think we gave the fans what they wanted to see. 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.

‘I gave the fans what they wanted to see. I told them that I owed them for the Pacquiao fight. I must come straight ahead and give them a show.’

He then shockingly announced: ‘I chose the right dance partner for my last dance … this was my final fight..

Conor McGregor

But Before his loss, McGregor made his ring walk with an Irish flag draped over his shoulders. He pumped his fists in the air to the crowd, which cheered loudly.

McGregor’s handlers held aloft his UFC title belts after he got into the ring for his first pro boxing match.
While Floyd Mayweather a bit theatrical, wearing what looks like a ski mask under an oversized hat. He was greeted with a mixture of cheers and boos.

The odds at fight time favored Mayweather by about a 5-1 margin.

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Conor McGregor

McGregor came sporting a shorter haircut than he had in the days leading up to the fight, with his girlfriend behind him pushing their 3-month-old baby in a stroller.

Conor McGregor was calm and confident in his televised pre-fight interview, telling Showtime’s Jim Gray that he would ‘paint a beautiful picture’ in his fight against heavily favored Mayweather.

He was subdued in the interview, and he was still wearing a dress shirt, tie and vest, even though his hands were already wrapped about an hour before the start of the bout.

‘I’m going to go out and be myself — free, spontaneous, creative — and paint a beautiful picture,’ he said. ‘I see me truly outclassing this man and putting him to sleep.’

McGregor said he thought he weighed ‘about 170’ pounds after rehydrating from Friday’s weigh-in, where he was 153. Mayweather weighed in at 149 ½.

Conor McGregor

Mayweather is guaranteed $100million for his night’s work, and could make double that if the pay-per-view buys are strong as expected. While McGregor is said to be guarantee with the Nevada State Athletic Commission is $30million.

There are two more fights on the under card before the main event begins. There will also be two national anthems, with the U.S. version sung by Demi Lovato and the Irish anthem by Imelda May.

Promoters had nearly 2,000 tickets still to sell on fight day at prices ranging from $2,500 to $10,000.
The fight is expected to set records on pay-per-view, with some 5 million homes buying at $99.95. The main event is expected to begin about 9pm local time.

The big money continued rolling in just before fight time at this city’s sports books, with several million-dollar bets on Floyd Mayweather Jr. to beat Conor McGregor.

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Conor McGregor

Bookies had faced taking a big loss because Conor McGregor tickets outnumbered Mayweather tickets by as much as 18-1 at some books. But the big bets started coming in Thursday on Mayweather and at the William Hill chain of sports books 74 percent of the money on straight bets was on Mayweather.

There were a handful of million-dollar bets on Mayweather, with three coming in just hours before the fight. The biggest reported bet on McGregor is $100,000.

Big ups Mayweather Jr.

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