Floyd Mayweather beat McGregor earlier this morning, August 27 at the T-mobile Arena to maintain his unbeaten record and 50th victory.
McGregor, against all odds ensured the fight got to the 10th round before surrendering victory to Floyd by a technical knockout.
McGregor and Mayweather Source:inquisitr.com
Mayweather led on all three judges’ scorecards(87-83, 89-82, 89-81) at the time of stoppage. According to Compubox, Floyd landed 58 percent of his power shots.
The fight gate broke the all-time record of $72 million by netting in $80 million as stated by Mayweather. This comes even as both fighters were guaranteed a combined earning of $130 million even before commencement of the fight.
However, the fight was not a sell-out due to largely over-priced tickets as only 14,623 were in attendance in the 20,000-capacity arena.
The star-studded fight was watched live by A-list celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, basketball star Lebron James and Bruce Willis.
Meanwhile, Mayweather has declared this as his last professional match as he retires