It was McGregor's consistent and explicit invitations for a boxing match, that made Mayweather open to the idea of a fight even though he had retired in 2015 and McGregor had never boxed professionally.
And if those casual fans now want to see the best that boxing has to offer, De La Hoya and Loeffler are selling Mexico's biggest star against an unbeaten Kazakh knockout artist for four middleweight title belts.
So how was the most hyped boxing fight of 2017 for you?
Another vented, "I should have put money on not being able to watch this fight".
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Chris DeBlasio, senior vice president of sports communications at Showtime, said, however, the network was offering limited refunds to those who bought the fight through its pay-per-view app.
Saturday night, Sewell Hall held a watch party for the fight open for all Lipscomb students to view the historic event. During fight week, Malignaggi and McGregor had a verbal confrontation that blazed around the internet.
You can really see the difference in the round-by-round breakdown of power punches landed.
"He's a tough competitor". He pumped his fists in the air to the crowd, which cheered loudly. He was greeted with a mixture of cheers and boos.
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Earlier this week, Mayweather stated that his opponent seemed very heavy and he doubted his ability to reach the required limit. Brandon will have to spring for an elaborate dinner before we all learn the outcome of Mayweather versus McGregor .
The SHOWTIME presentation of the exciting fight will be immediately followed by the premiere of ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. McGregor Epilogue. He kept Mayweather away with pawing right jab.
"We know in MMA he fights for 25 minutes". It had started as a war of words between the two men on social media that ultimately convinced Mayweather, who is undefeated, to return from retirement.
Mayweather is searching for openings but not finding them.
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But in the moments after the bell rang and Mayweather was declared the victor, McGregor appeared to have his wits about him, and felt confident that he could have gone the distance.
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