And now he has 50 victories.
American boxer Floyd Mayweather defeated mixed-style Irish fighter Conor McGregor. The fight took place according to the rules of boxing.
The fight between Mayweather and McGregor took place in Las Vegas as part of the first middle weight class (up to 69 kilograms). Mayweather won by TKO in the 10th round, the referee stopped the fight and awarded him the victory.
Conor started the fight well, he managed to take the first few rounds, but in the fourth Mayweather began to deliver more accurate shots, by the fifth round MacGregor began to tire. In the sixth and seventh round, Floyd increased the pace, which is why Macgregor began to miss counterattacks without an answer. In the ninth round, Mayweather hit the chin many times, and Conor had to enter the clinch – deliberately restrain his opponent, clinging to him and clasping his hands.
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Mayweather earns $ 100 million for the fight, McGregor – $ 30 million. This amount is guaranteed, athletes receive it regardless of the outcome of the fight.
The WBC (World Boxing Council) has set up a special “money belt” for the winner – The Money Belt. The belt is made of 1.5 kilograms of gold, trimmed with crocodile leather, 3360 diamonds, 600 sapphires and 160 emeralds.
40-year-old boxer Floyd Mayweather had 50 fights, not having suffered a single defeat, setting a record. The previous record – 49 win-win fights – set the American boxer Rocky Marciano. 29-year-old MMA fighter Conor McGregor led 24 fights, of which he won 21. He is the reigning UFC champion in the lightweight category.