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US Senator John McCain had big impact on Las Vegas fight scene

Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday after a lengthy battle with brain cancer, sat at ringside for many famous championship fights in Las Vegas. In 1998, he also introduced the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act which helped protect prizefighters from being exploited.

Mayweather-McGregor circus entertained us to the last punch

No one can deny the level of worldwide enthusiasm Saturday delivered. Boxing has never been dead, and perhaps it even gained more popularity with the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight.

Buyer beware to those who purchase Mayweather-McGregor

If those prop bets about Conor McGregor landing one more punch than a dead man even come close to cashing, the last acceptable response from a paying public should be displeasure.

Las Vegas braces for Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor week

The fantasy that so many thought was a pipe dream is about to become a huge reality — and one of the biggest sporting spectacles of 2017 right here in Las Vegas — when Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor meet Aug. 26.

 
You have entered the spin zone for Mayweather-McGregor

It was three months ago when Mark Kriegel, an accomplished boxing author whose works include “The Good Son: The Life of Ray ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini,” predicted to me how the buildup to a Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight would eventually turn.

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