The Nevada Athletic Commission granted the request of Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor to fight with 8-ounce gloves instead of 10-ounce ones when they meet Aug. 26 at T-Mobile Arena.
UFC president Dana White spoke to media on Tuesday in Las Vegas about his hopes for Conor McGregor to knockout Floyd Mayweather, gives his thoughts on Paulie Malignaggi leaving Conor’s camp and more.
Review-Journal sports reporter Adam Hill and videographer Heidi Fang returned Tuesday for their weekly UFC and MMA update on the Covering The Cage Facebook page.
Conor McGregor’s inspired by newborn son as he prepares for Floyd Mayweather.
The Maloof brothers — Joe, Gavin and Phil — made what is believed to be the biggest bet on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight thus far, Gavin Maloof confirmed to the Review-Journal on Sunday.
The bettor, who asked to remain anonymous, placed his bet at the South Point sports book at minus-550 and will win $160,000 if unbeaten boxing champ Floyd Mayweather (49-0) defeats UFC star Conor McGregor in their Aug. 26 boxing match at T-Mobile Arena.