Wow! Mayweather, McGregor Get Approval For 8-Ounce Gloves

17 August, 2017, 20:15 | Author: Leticia Walters
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The Paignton and Plymouth branches of Vue will be broadcasting the mega-fight, giving viewers the chance to watch the fight in stadium seating and in high definition.

Tickets for the screening of the fight can be purchased online here, for both the Esplanade Road, Paignton venue, as well as the Barbican Leisure Centre, Plymouth cinema. Floyd typically fights in 8oz gloves with three exceptions - "Canelo", Miguel Cotto and Oscar De La Hoya - because he usually fights at welterweight [147lbs]. McGregor, the UFC lightweight champion, wears 4-ounce gloves for MMA. "If we are in 8-ounce gloves, he will be floored multiple times in the first round", he said.

"First, I thought it was a prank because I thought "It can't be real" and then when it came out that it was real, I'm still in disbelief over it", Konstantin said. "They both great in what they do, they have balls and rackets, but they're very different sports".

Speaking to the press via a conference call on Wednesday, White said that the fight, which is scheduled to take place on August 26 in Las Vegas, will be the biggest ever event in combat sports and will be watched in over a billion homes around the globe.

"There is no way in hell I am not prepared to fight in the deepest of trenches".

"He's a lot younger".

The social media banter between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor has become a reality. And I've been off a couple of years. "So, if you look at everything on paper, it leans toward Conor McGregor".



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