Floyd Mayweather to face Mcgregor in biggest boxing fight
01:01, Aug 27, 2017
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But there was no doubt in McGregor's mind that he would ever struggle to lose the required weight and now expects to gain as much as a stone in the next 24 hours.
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor prepared for their money-spinning showdown on Saturday as Las Vegas crackled with anticipation for what is poised to become the richest fight in history.
3,360 - The number of diamonds included on "The Money Belt", which will be awarded to the fight's victor.
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"I've said it's not going the distance and you can mark my words", said Mayweather.
But I'll give Mayweather's interest and dedication in boxing the benefit of the doubt here, and say he's going to underline his belief that his sport is the king of combat sports.
Aside from McGregor's cocky assurances there is little in the tale of the tape to tip an upset.
McGregor weighed in three-and-a-half pounds heavier than Mayweather on Friday night ahead of his first professional bout, coming against one of boxing's all-time greats. He has to hope that being close and landing one of his heavy left hands will affect the40-year-old, five-division world champion who hasn't fought in nearly two years.
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