Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Garners Record PPV Buys

That means the fight failed to beat the record of 4.6m set by Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao
That means the fight failed to beat the record of 4.6m set by Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao
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17 December, 2017

He made it clear by saying, "MMA next". Remember, I'm Floyd "Money" Mayweather, and you motherfucker love me, and I love you motherfucker.

By now, you know you're not going to see Conor McGregor return before year's end. Duh.

"If I want, I can go, I can come right back to the UFC, I can go fight in the Octagon".

Pacquiao earlier said he has opened talks to fight McGregor when he takes a break from his legislative duties in April. A real fight. Exactly what's a real fight?

UFC President Dana White downplayed those comments and said if they were true he planned to file a lawsuit against the eight-division world champion and his promoters.

Despite many labelling the fight a mis-match, however, the fighters had hoped the bout would become the richest in the sport's history.

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According to the statement from Showtime sports, the Mayweather-McGregor fight generated 4.3 million pay-per-view buys in North America.

Mayweather claims the deal could encompass up to four fights.

Then, while fielding other questions about his next move, McGregor said "MMA next".

Showtime added that global revenues, including ticket sales, sponsorship and worldwide distribution, exceeded $600m (£450.42m). "He's not that great a boxer, and I think we all saw that".

Along with Ferguson, McGregor has also been linked to a potential grudge match with Nate Diaz if he returns to the UFC for his next fight. The promotion had hoped it could bring McGregor back as early as UFC 219 on December 30 in Las Vegas, but that focus shifted last month to a 2018 return.


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