Floyd Mayweather Wins Big fight Against Conor McGregor, Ends Boxing Career Unbeaten



Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor, also known as "The Money Fight" and which has become "The Biggest Fight in Combat Sports History" ended few hours ago with Mayweather walking away with the TKO Victory.

Mayweather, who officially announced his retirement after scoring  a 10th-round TKO victory over Conor McGregor, was true to his prediction throughout the fight's build when he promised it wouldn't go the distance. He also stuck to his guns about standing in front of McGregor looking for a finish.

The veteran extended his professional boxing undefeated streak to 50 victories and 0 defeats (50–0), surpassing the 49–0 record of professional boxing Hall of Famer Rocky Marciano by defeating McGregor by way of technical knockout (TKO) in the 10th round

Though the first round was slow for Mayweather, as expected. McGregor landed a very, very nice counter left uppercut in that opening round that did some damage to Mayweather. McGregor showed some surprisingly strong counters in the second and third rounds as well, and was also warned for hammer fists to the back of the head by the referee.

In the fourth, Mayweather started to bring things back. He started landing big time with right straights and McGregor started to slow down. Mayweather took over with some huge shots and combos in the sixth and seventh rounds, landing far more powerful strikes.

McGregor showed more life in the eighth round, landing some serious shots. It could have been his round, even, though Mayweather did land with the right straight plenty, and did some damage. In the ninth round, McGregor hurt Mayweather with an early body shot, but after recovering, Mayweather put together his most dominant round of the fight, peppering the tiring McGregor over and over with big shots.

The two men embrace in the ring. There’s clearly respect from Floyd - and no wonder, the rookie lasted 10 rounds with one of the great fighters. Conor lacked two things as the fight went on - his punches lacked bite and he just didn’t have the legs to last through a 12-round fight.

McGregor, 29, who was making his debut as a boxer, never fought reckless or overly aggressive, in contrast to his prediction of a first-round knockout. What he did was present Mayweather with a poised and credible challenge, teasing a bright future in the boxing game should he consider it.

After the fight, Mayweather said:
"He's a lot better than I thought he was, He used different angles. He was a tough competitor, but I was the better man tonight.
"We talked about how he's a tough competitor, and I think we gave the fans what they wanted to see. I chose a hell of a dance partner to dance with. Conor McGregor, you are a hell of a champion." 
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