Mixed martial artist and professional boxer Conor McGregor will be unable to go back to the ‘ring’ for at least 60 days as the Nevada State Athletic Commission has issued a two-month medical suspension to him after his TKO loss to Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring last weekend, according to the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).
40-year-old American boxer, Floyd Mayweather has announced his retirement from the sport after stopping Irish Conor McGregor in the 10th round of a widely publicized Las Vegas fight. According to him "This is my last fight ladies and gentlemen, my last fight. Tonight was my last fight for sure. I chose the right dance partner to dance with. Conor McGregor, you're a hell of a champion and to the country of Ireland, we love you guys."
Manny Pacquiao's rematch with Australian Jeff Horn has been confirmed for Brisbane later this year. Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk confirmed the match on Monday. The Mayor had earlier threatened to pull funding without confirmation from the Filipino’s camp but said he had been reassured at a meeting with promoters on Monday.
Conor McGregor, popularly known as 'The Notorious McGregor", has revealed that the forthcoming bout with Floyd Mayweather would earn him over $100 million. The Irish Martial artist made this known in an interview with Ariel Helwani for MMAFighting. According to him
I'm going to get over 100 million dollars (85.5m euros) clean. I'm 100% sure I'll improve on Pacquiao's raise against Mayweather. I'll do it with the sale of tickets and merchandising" he added.
Floyd Mayweather on Sunday stopped Conor McGregor in the 10th round of their Las Vegas extravaganza, extending his record breaking boxing career to 50-0. McGregor, 29-year-old professional martial arts was tough and quick in the early stage of the fight, winning the first three rounds before he was outclassed by the vastly experienced Mayweather.
Former boxer, Amir Khan has apologized to British Heavy Weight champion, Anthony Joshua for wrongly accusing him of having an amorous relationship with his ex-wife Faryal Makhdoom. Last week Khan had in a series of tweets indicated his resolve to divorce his wife and accused Joshua of being in a relationship with her. One of the tweets reads.