March 21 2018

Showtime Being Sued for Floyd Mayweather/Conor McGregor Fight

March 21 2018, 12:23 | Sammy Rose

Showtime Being Sued for Floyd Mayweather/Conor McGregor Fight

Showtime Being Sued for Floyd Mayweather/Conor McGregor Fight

Many expect him to do the same against McGregor, an ill-suited opponent who really only stands a chance of beating McGregor if he can land a couple big shots.

De La Hoya sent out a furious, profane tweet to his 1.8 million followers one day before the bout, declaring that Mayweather and McGregor were "disrespecting the sport of boxing".

"Let me tell you what's going to happen, Conor McGregor will not land a single punch on Floyd Mayweather", Kellerman had stated on ESPN's "First Take" show when the fight was first announced. While Showtime had some issues with their stream of the fight originally, Ashley Cullins of the Hollywood Reporter broke the news that they are actually being sued for "unlawful trade practices and unjust enrichment". Brady and Mayweather were also spotted on FaceTime days before the fight.

Mayweather officially announced his retirement post fight.

Yeah, it certainly beats watching at home with your mates who got drunk and passed out before the fight even started, like I did. "Any guy calling me out, forget it. I'll fight both of 'em for half the money", said Hill.

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McGregor earned Mayweather's respect during those early rounds when he landed far more punches than the former multi-division champion, but admittedly the exertion of energy came back to bite him. If I see an opportunity to make $300 million in 36 minutes why not.

"MMA fighters are awesome fighters and I respect them dearly and boxing fighters are boxers".

Not bad work if you can get it. McGregor may have lost but in just a few short months he did what few could have anticipated and made himself into a decent boxer who carried one of the best ever into the later rounds while remaining upright the whole time.

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