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Mayweather-McGregor brings in disappointing $55M gate numbers

By Allan Fox: Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor may break the all-time pay-per-view record, but the live gate for the fight fell miserably short of the expectations for the event fight on August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.… Read

Showtime’s Espinoza rates Mayweather-McGregor as big success

By Sean Jones: Showtime vice president Stephen Espinoza say it’s still too early to give the official pay-per-view numbers for last Saturday’s fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Showtime pay-per-view a the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. … Read

Mayweather-McGregor PPV buys estimated at 4 million

By Jeff Aranow: It looks like the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor mega-fight from last Saturday night won’t be breaking the all-time pay-per-view record of 4.6 million buys set by Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. … Read

Conor McGregor: Greatness always come with risks

By Yannis Mihanos: Greatness requires risks even losses at times. To become great, you need often to enter the lion’s den and defy the odds. It is not so much about doing it right but about making it happen. For most of the boxing fans the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor was […]

FOX Sports Scores Ratings Knock Out with Mayweather vs. McGregor Programming

FOX Sports coverage of Mayweather vs. McGregor Saturday night delivered a resounding ratings knockout with the MAYWEATHER VS. MCGREGOR PRELIMS posting 2,568,000 viewers across FOX, FOX Deportes and FOX Sports GO, according to Nielsen Media Research.… Read

Mayweather-McGregor: No Need for Apologies

By Donavan Leonard: In the span of less than a week, there was a total solar eclipse over North America and a boxing match which pitted an aging all-time great boxer versus a famous mixed-martial arts fighter making his professional debut as a boxer. To the dismay of some, neither event brought about the apocalypse. […]

De La Hoya: McGregor would last 1 round with Canelo

By Jeff Aranow: Oscar De La Hoya doesn’t quite understand why it took Floyd Mayweather Jr. 10 rounds to knockout UFC fighter Conor McGregor last Saturday night in his pro debut at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. … Read

WBC: Mayweather vs. McGregor fight review

By Mauricio Sulaiman: FLOYD MAYWEATHER   There could be no other topic for my column of today other than Floyd Mayweather.   Before I start, I would like to invite all of you to reach out and help the victims of Harvey in Texas. There are many ways of doing so, the WBC is doing […]

Mayweather wasn’t wowed by McGregor’s power

By Allan Fox: Floyd Mayweather Jr. (50-0, 26 KOs) was able to walk the supposedly big punching Conor McGregor (0-1) down and stop him in the 10th round last Saturday night. UFC star McGregor, 29, came into the fight with Mayweather having a reputation as a knockout artist in the UFC, where he holds 2 […]

Floyd Mayweather – T.B.E.?

By Oliver Thompson: Fresh from his victory over Conor McGregor, which saw him surpass Rocky Marciano’s perfect 49-0 record, many pundits now consider that Floyd Mayweather, having retired – again, should rightfully take his places amongst boxing immortals such as Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvellous Marvin Hagler to name just a few. … […]

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