Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor full fight hd
And then it was done, in what can only be described as a historic night in combat sports history. Floyd Mayweather defeated Conor McGregor via TKO stoppage in the 10th round of the scheduled 12 round fight. The action took place at the T Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. In front of one of the highest-grossing audience in sports history.
Floyd Mayweather claimed his 50th victory inside the ring. Maintaining his unbeaten record as a professional boxer. And surpassing the boxing record of boxing heavyweight legend Rocky Marciano.
Conor McGregor had been written off by many before the fight. But when it came down to the doing, the Irishman surprised many of his critics with a largely professional display, taking the fight to 10 rounds. And in many peoples eyes, including two of the judges. Taking a number of rounds from the future boxing Hall of Famer Mayweather.
McGregor got off to a flying start, throwing a flurry of punches at the 40-year-old and scored points early in the fight. Landing plenty of punches, McGregor began to rack up the point. And while not doing any real damage, the MMA champion was still scoring and took at least the first two rounds in the fight.
As the fight progressed we could see that Floyd was beginning to find his rhythm. Conor was still landing and there were some good exchanges between the pair. McGregor did even land a few shots that impressed the great Sugar Ray Leonard who was commentating for the fight.
But as we began to get deeper into the fight, Mayweather began to assert himself on the waining UFC Champion. And while McGregor looked fresh past the halfway point in the bout. Floyds experience in Championship 12 round fights began to show. As he began to up the pressure and start walking down the Irishman.
McGregor did display some of the theatrics he is known for and at one point even put his hands behind his back. In a similar fashion as to when he fought Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title. But as the 10th round approached, you could sense Floyd was swinging the fight in his favour.
Conor McGregor becomes fatigued
And once again, fatigue was forcing McGregor to cover up. All the time now consistently backing away, Conor looked to have suddenly lost all of his conditioning. As though his body had given everything, then dumped the remaining reserves en mass.
And as he began to take a number of unanswered punches from Mayweather. The referee Robert Byrd had seen enough and stepped in to stop the fight. Pushing away Mayweather and embracing McGregor, saving him from any further punishment.
A result many in the boxing world had predicted, yet Conor had forced at least some to doubt their own gut feeling. And for at least some of the fight itself had the non-believers questioning themselves.
Yet, when it was all said and done. It was the great Floyd “Money” Mayweather who came out on top. In a fight which set records, a fight that according to the so-called boxing experts would never happen did materialise.
All in all, a very enjoyable fight and you cannot knock the performances given by the UFC Champion. Compubox tells us that in the 10 rounds, McGregor landed only a handful of punches less than Canelo Alvarez. And more than the great Manny Pacquiao.
So congratulations to both fighters for an entertaining and historic fight. And who knows, given enough time somewhere down the line we may even see a second one? With the type of money made by both men, there’s no doubting that in itself could be enough of an incentive.