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Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor
Mon, 2017-Aug-28 02:06 UTC
Length - 2:14
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With 828,988 views on Sunday, 27 August 2017 our article of the day is Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor, also known as "The Money Fight" and "The Biggest Fight in Combat Sports History" was a professional boxing match between undefeated eleven-time five-division professional boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and two-division mixed martial arts world champion and at-the-time current UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor. The match took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on August 26, 2017.
Mayweather extended his professional boxing undefeated streak to 50 victories and 0 defeats (50–0), surpassing the 49–0 record of professional boxing Hall of Famer Rocky Marciano by defeating McGregor by way of technical knockout (TKO) in the 10th round. After the fight concluded, Mayweather announced in his post-fight interview that he had fought his final professional boxing match, and would be retiring from the sport. McGregor announced in his post-fight interview that he would be willing to compete in a professional boxing ring again, and confirmed that he would be returning to mixed martial arts and the UFC.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 02:06 UTC on Monday, 28 August 2017.
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