Expletives, excitement as Mayweather, McGregor face-off
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor lit the touchpaper for their cross-combat superfight here Tuesday, turning the air blue in an expletive-laden face-to-face meeting to launch their global promotional tour for the bout.
Pacquiao eyeing Mayweather rematch, says trainer
A rematch between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao could be on the cards if the legendary Filipino boxer wins his bout against Australian challenger Jeff Horn this weekend, his trainer said Tuesday.
Backlash from Mayweather-McGregor will last years, says Duva
Promoter Kathy Duva says the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight is "bad for boxing" and the backlash from the exhibition spectacle will likely dog the sport for years to come.
Mayweather, McGregor agree to August super fight
Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor -- the kingpins of their respective sports -- announced Wednesday they would fight on August 26 in Las Vegas.
Promoter says McGregor on board for Mayweather match
Fight promoter Dana White says he has an agreement with mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor fpr a proposed megafight, but boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather remains unsigned.
Mayweather vs McGregor edging closer?
A mouthwatering one-off collision of combat sport kings? Or a pointless circus sideshow with little or no intrinsic value as a spectacle? Whatever your viewpoint, the drumbeat of headlines linking retired former welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather to a showdown with mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor suggests a money-spinning fight is edging closer. On Tuesday,…
Pacquiao willing to fight McGregor
But the Filipino boxing hero-turned-senator stressed that any fight with McGregor would have to be a boxing bout, not an MMA contest.
Mayweather says offered McGregor $15m to fight
Mayweather, who retired in 2015 with a perfect 49-0 record, told ESPN's First Take program that a McGregor bout was the only thing that could tempt him to end his exile from the ring.