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Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Raucous weigh-in completes fight build-up



Conor McGregor claimed he has never seen Floyd Mayweather in worse physical shape as the pair exchanged words at a raucous weigh-in in Las Vegas.

McGregor weighed in at 153lbs for Saturday's 154lb fight, with Mayweather 149.5lbs, before a face-off that drew roars from the thousands in attendance.

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Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Chaos at media event in Las Vegas

Conor McGregor's fight on Saturday against Floyd Mayweather is his first ever professional boxing contest



The opening event of a week of build-up to potentially the most lucrative fight in boxing history produced chaotic scenes in Las Vegas, with Floyd Mayweather booed by unhappy fans.

The undefeated American arrived and was barely visible, entering amid a large entourage before being largely hidden on stage by a media scrum.

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Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: UFC champion's knockout prediction in LA

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor are staging four media events to promote their fight on 26 August

 

Conor McGregor promised to knock out Floyd Mayweather inside four rounds when they faced off for the first time to promote their 26 August bout.

The pair appeared in front of thousands of fans at a news conference in Los Angeles - the first of four events called to promote the Las Vegas fight.

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Germaine Mason: Former GB high jumper, 34, dies in Jamaica motorbike crash

Germaine Mason switched allegiance to Great Britain two years before the 2008 Olympics



British Olympic high jump silver medallist Germaine Mason has died aged 34 after a motorcycle crash in Jamaica.

The Jamaica-born athlete, who switched to represent Great Britain in 2006, won silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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