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Number Crunching the Mayweather-McGregor Clash

Number Crunching the Mayweather-McGregor Clash

Floyd Mayweather came out of retirement to trade blows with UFC Champion Conor McGregor in Las Vegas. The 40-year old finally prevailed over the Irishman to take his win tally to 50-0. The last time Mayweather was in a bout, was 2 years ago facing off against Andre Berto.

Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather

When he beat Irishman McGregor, it was a unanimous decision and the American earned $32 million in the process. McGregor on the other hand, last competed in November 2016 where he defeated Eddie Alvarez.

Essentially Sports looks at some of the statistics prior to and during the match:

0: Number of professional boxing matches that McGregor has participated in

2: UFC titles held by McGregor to date

3: Losses suffered by McGregor in his entire MMA career

13: Seconds it took for Conor to KO Jose Alda for UFC featherweight title

18: Knockout victories by McGregor in MMA stint

21: Total victories by Conor

24: McGregor’s rank in the Forbes list of highest paid athletes

5: Divisions in which Mayweather has won a title

12: Times in which, Mayweather has defended a boxing title

24: Number of boxing champions faced and defeated by Mayweather

26: Number of career KO’s by Floyd

50: Number of consecutive victories by the American boxer

154: Weight Class in which both fighters competed in

$1100: Minimum Price of a ticket for the bout

$30,000,000: Guaranteed purse for McGregor

$100,000,000: Guaranteed purse for Floyd

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