Published On: Sun, Aug 27th, 2017

McGregor Mayweather LIVE: Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather newest updates in Las Vegas

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McGregor Mayweather: Conor McGregor stares down Floyd Mayweather

CONOR MCGREGOR VS FLOYD MAYWEATHER: Observe all the newest from the Las Vegas superfight…

Conor McGregor takes on Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas TONIGHT as UFC meets boxing in a one-of-a-kind showdown.

Cleverly speaks

04:15: Nathan Cleverly is kind of upbeat given he has a damaged nostril and simply misplaced to Badou Jack.

He mentioned: “Jack was very sturdy. He caught me and broke my nostril within the third spherical. It was a downward spiral from there. I used to be wounded and defending myself. It is horrible however a part of the game.

“I believed the stoppage was untimely. He had simply swung and missed but it surely’s as much as the referee in the long run. I’ve to respect that call. 

“I am going to re-evaluate. I’ve lots of miles left in me. I am a two-time world champion. I’ve to take it from right here and resolve the place I am going.

“It is a particular occasion right here. To be part of it’s large. It is a worldwide occasion and It is an excellent feeling to be part of historical past. The end result was poor for me but it surely’s a battle and something can occur.”

Mini Mike Tyson

04:02: We’re only one battle away from Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather.

Up first is the ‘mini Mike Tyson’ Gervonta Davis combating Francisco Fonseca of their junior light-weight 130 lbs conflict.

Davis, sorry ‘Mini Mike Tyson’ has simply executed his stroll to the ring dressed as a large smurf.

No, you didn’t learn that fallacious, he was sporting some weird neon blue headgear that we simply couldn’t work out what it was…

McGregor speaks!

03:58: “I’m all enterprise on battle night time. I’m a seasoned veteran. I don’t care about his report. A battle is a battle. My onerous work, my focus that’s the place I get my confidence.

“[I want to] paint an attractive image. I see myself outclassing this man and placing him to sleep.”

Our man Jack Wilson ringside

03:47: The supposed begin time was 4am. Unsurprisingly, that is going to be very fallacious. We nonetheless have one battle to go earlier than McGregor v Mayweather – do not anticipate them to return out anytime earlier than four.30am now.

As for the gang right here, it is not more than a 3rd full – on the minute. The place on earth is everybody? 

Takeaway replace!

03:40: In honour of the massive battle, UberEATS is extending the opening hours of its meals supply service in London till the motion begins at 4am.

Boxing followers watching in Central London will have the ability to order their favorite meals from an entire host of taking part eating places together with Papa Johns, Maroush, Milano Pizza, La Casita Mexicana, Oriental Kitchen and Benz burgers and have it delivered whereas they settle in for battle night time.

An UberEATS spokesperson mentioned: “We’re thrilled to supply boxing followers the last word feast to go alongside the massive battle, delivered proper to their door with UberEATS. We’ve agreed with a variety of standard eating places in central London to increase their opening hours to permit followers to order proper up till the primary bell.”

Followers can get their arms on a wide range of totally different meals, with taking part eating places providing their full menu till 4am on 27th August.

Obtain the UberEATS app and enter your location to seek out taking part eating places in your space. The prolonged service is on the market till 4am on Sunday 27th August at chosen eating places in central London.

You’ve bought 20 minutes guys…

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McGregor Mayweather: Badou Jack celebrates as Nathan Cleverly will get therapy

Badou Jack BEATS Nathan Cleverly 

03:38: Ultimately it was a little bit of a mis-match between Badou Jack and Nathan Cleverly.

Jack appears to be getting higher with age at 33 and completely dismantled Cleverly right here.

The Brit had his nostril popped early and by no means bought a foothold within the battle.

Nicely that has to go down as one other victory for the ‘Cash’ camp…

Our man Jack Wilson ringside

03:30: For the primary time tonight, the T-Cell Area erupts. And it comes as photos of Conor McGregor are beamed ringside. 

Suited and booted, McGregor strides in, glasses on with – shock horror – all the arrogance on this planet. 

The Irishman is within the constructing and the hysteria is (slowly) starting to go up a notch. 

However all of the discuss right here is that McGregor has piled on the burden during the last two days. 

He weighed in at 154lb however is now rumoured to be pushing the scales at 170lb. 

Oh, and the newest undercard bout has gone to 10 rounds, which means Nathan Cleverly had solely simply bought into the ring now. 

There’s completely no hope of the massive boys getting began at 4am. No probability. Attempt 5am. 

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McGregor Mayweather: Andrew Tabiti poses with Floyd Mayweather Sr. following his victory tonight

Our man Jack Wilson ringside

03:20: Crowds starting to trickle into the T-Cell Area now. A number of inexperienced on present because the Irish make their presence felt. 

One significantly eye-catching outfit options dungerees within the color of the Irish flag. Let’s simply say it regarded ‘fascinating’.

An hour away from McGregor v Mayweather… Do not go wherever.


03:14: Conor McGregor has simply strolled into the T-Cell Area, wanting as dapper as ever in a sleek swimsuit along with his girlfriend Dee pushing their child in a stroller.

McGregor is actually pushing his chest out as he walks, placing on a show befitting of the cockiest man in sport.

Floyd Mayweather is chopping a way more relaxed determine although, with a masseur giving his head a rub after he blocked out all of the noise on his entry with headphones on. 

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McGregor Mayweather: Floyd Mayweather is within the constructing

Our man Jack Wilson is ringside

03:06: There’s one man ringside whose solitary job appears to be serving to the ring women get out and in the ring between rounds.

He proudly holds the cardboard with the spherical quantity up earlier than they go in, earlier than taking mentioned lady by the hand and guiding her up all of three steps (okay, she is sporting six-inch excessive heels).

Then he passes over the quantity earlier than guaranteeing he, with out fail, holds her hand once more on the stroll out.

Surprise the required to fulfil such a key function… Onerous life eh?

Undercard replace

02:52: Yordenis Ugasfrom Cuba defeated Puerto Rico’s Thomas Dulorme on a unanimous choice (94-91, 93-92, 93-92) earlier.

Andre Tabiti is now slugging it out with Steve Cunningham of their 200 lbs cruiserweight battle.

When that’s executed it’s Nathan Cleverly vs Badou Jack, then Gervonta Davis (mini Mike Tyson) vs Francisco Fonseca after which the BIG ONE Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Conor McGregor.

We’re virtually too excited to kind…

Jack Wilson from ringside…

02:30: An replace from the McGregor-Mayweather media workforce right here on the T-Cell Area… 

It is sizzling and sweaty exterior but it surely will not be sizzling and sweaty inside – at the least for interviews.

They’ve emailed journalists to warn them: “There will likely be no “sizzling and sweaty” interview alternatives instantly following tonight’s fundamental occasion.

All filming alternatives will happen throughout the post-fight press convention.”

Twitter battle

02:28: On social media we reckon Conor McGregor is the winner.

McGregor has bought 5.71m Twitter followers in comparison with Floyd Mayweather’s 7.46m however based on a PR company, the Irishman has had Three,267,807 Twitter engagements since final Saturday as much as earlier tonight in comparison with Floyd Mayweather’s 1,357,115.

McGregor is extra prolific on Instagram although and has 17.9m followers in comparison with Mayweather’s 16.8m.

McGregor has over 6m on Fb with Mayweather topping 13m. So Floyd’s up on numbers however Conor appears to have momentum.

Should bear in mind none of that truly issues once they get within the ring…

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Irish followers

02:19: Irish followers are in full voice right here for Conor McGregor, unsurprisingly.

Commonwealth super-flyweight champion Jamie Conlan is out in Las Vegas along with his brother Michael, additionally an expert, and former world champion Carl Frampton.

That appears enjoyable.

Our man in Vegas

01:45: Our man in Las Vegas Jack Wilson is in place for tonight’s battle and has an replace from a quiet ringside.

The motion could also be underway for the night time but it surely’s eerily quiet within the T-Cell Area. 

May be not more than 300 to 400 individuals to look at the early undercarders in motion. 

In fact, I have been to bingo nights with higher atmospheres… 

Count on that every one to alter in over three hours time. We’re anticipating them on round 5am UK time. That, in fact, could all change.

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McGregor Mayweather: All is quiet contained in the T-Cell Area

Mayweather tweet

01:43: You’ve gotta chortle at Floyd Mayweather typically. Spends the very best a part of 9 months speaking up his battle with Conor McGregor then tweets 24 hours earlier than the bell goes saying ‘Speaking doesn’t win fights’.

I suppose ‘Cash’ seems like on this scenario he’s the quiet, devoted skilled taking up the loud-mouthed brash fighter who’s taking liberties even believing he deserves to step into the ring with among the finest ever.

Really feel like I’m outing myself right here however I’m supporting Conor McGregor. We’ve six individuals within the workplace tonight and just one needs Floyd Mayweather. ‘I simply hate McGregor’s…”

We’re all going with our hearts apparently, each sane head is saying again Cash Mayweather. 

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McGregor Mayweather: Floyd Mayweather’s message for Conor McGregor

Mayweather message

01:30: Anybody need to see the open letter Floyd Mayweather has written to his ‘boxing household’ forward of his blockbuster match-up with Conor McGregor?

Foolish query, in fact you do.

Writing within the pre-match programme, Mayweather has defined the actual motive behind his choice to step again into the ring for one ultimate time.

“It’s an honor to have this occasion in my hometown of Las Vegas, NV, the place I’ve gained quite a few titles and defeated numerous opponents,” he mentioned.

“There is no such thing as a higher place for the followers to view my final battle, than within the boxing capital of the world.

“I selected to make this battle occur, as a result of many individuals mentioned I couldn’t. 

“I selected to place my flawless report on the road to offer my followers one final farewell as I exit the game and depart my legacy to inform the story of Floyd Mayweather.”

Heraldez wins

01:19: Ultimately Juan Heraldez unanimously defeated Jose Miguel Borrego 96-93, 97-92, 97-92, regardless of being dropped by him within the ninth spherical.

That’s an enormous outdated whack however the American comes out on the victor. 

Boxing opinions

01:14: What do the world of boxing suppose goes to occur in tonight’s battle?

Anthony Joshua is sort of sitting on the fence, simply saying issues might nonetheless work out for Conor McGregor even when he loses to Floyd Mayweather.

Chris Eubank Snr fancies the Irishman for a shock victory, however Amir Khan, David Haye and Mike Tyson are siding with Mayweather.

Click here for his or her full predictions 

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Psychological merchandise

00:57: Think about being within the T-Cell Area tonight. All of the glitz, the glamour, the celebs, the fidget spinners…

Wait, what? Yep they’re really promoting Mayweather-McGregor figget spinners, regardless of the hell that’s.

They’re additionally promoting beer koozies and mini towels. We might discover extra use for them at Specific HQ, perhaps our man in Vegas will carry us some again. Right here’s hoping! 

Cleverly vs Jack

00:45: Sky Sports activities have simply proven a glimpse of Brit fighter Nathan Cleverly pacing round menacingly backstage forward of his bout with Sweden’s Badou Jack.

Boxing followers are getting very enthusiastic about Welshman Cleverly’s battle with Jack, who drew with one other Brit James DeGale final outing of their showdown in New York again in January. 

Cleverly’s report is 30-Three whereas Jack is 21-1. Cleverley is 30, Jack 33. Each males are 6ft 1in. Very evenly matched in stats however the bookies fancy Jack at Three/10 – Cleverly 7/2. The draw 25/1.

That one ought to begin round 2am British time.

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McGregor Mayweather: Nathan Cleverly and Badou Jack sq. up

Ticket NOT bought out?

00:27: Truly scrap that, apparently tickets have NOT bought out for McGregor Mayweather.

Tickets for this showdown have been going for astronomical costs, starting from £387 ($500) to a frankly silly £7,749 ($10,00zero).

And T-Cell Area common supervisor Dan Quinn has admitted they haven’t bought all of the tickets going.

“Each occasion is its personal machine by way of advertising and demand,” Quinn mentioned. 

“There’s simply so many components that go into it. Us within the enviornment world, we’re at all times amazed that once we e-book any occasion on those which are house runs proper off the bat and those that we predict are gonna do nice, we don’t fairly get there. 

“There’s simply so many variables in place. It’s robust to isolate anybody when you’ve got an occasion that doesn’t promote by means of all of the tickets.”

Undercard replace

00:20: Sorry, I’ve been so transfixed on Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather that I’ve forgot the opposite fights happening tonight.

The motion contained in the T-Cell Area is nicely underway with British fighter Savannah Marshall profitable her skilled debut in opposition to Amy Coleman through unanimous choice first up. Good.

Then Mexican Antonio Hernandez beat Kevin Newman through unanimous choice (57-56, 59-54, 59-45).

Proper now Juan Heraldez and Jose Miguel Borrego are going at it. The world is barely 10 per cent full, however boy it is going to be in a number of hours.

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Time to nap?

00:10: Proper so the massive query is what time is the battle really going to begin?

Okay, so the most important query is who’s going to win Conor McGregor or Floyd Mayweather, however we’ll get to that.

We’ve heard blended predictions for when the primary bells will ding within the T-Cell Area in Las Vegas however the majority are saying 4am British time.

Vegas (PDT) is eight hours forward of London (BST) so that might make it 8pm in Vegas when these two fighters lock horns.

It’s simply gone midnight now, sufficient time for a nap?

It’s on!

00:00: We’re lastly right here – battle night time. The bout we by no means thought potential is about to occur, the super-fight of the century!

Sure the boxing purists are refusing to purchase into the hype that UFC celebrity Conor McGregor might really beat boxing legend Floyd Mayweather within the ring.

However right here at Specific Sport towers we consider in McGregor, nicely we aren’t actually certain what’s gonna occur however we’re up for the trip!

Stick with us for all the newest construct up from Las Vegas…

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