Money-loving boxers Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor face off in a highly publicized match. Critics say excessive swagger has tarnished the image of boxing, but anyone who is into outrageous antics will certainly not miss this one.
Conor McGregor has been charged by American police following a backstage rampage in New York. But this isn't the first time the Irish MMA fighter has got himself in to trouble. DW takes a look at a chequered past.
After months of public banter, undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts icon Conor McGregor clash Saturday in an unconventional boxing match. The prize? A diamond-studded "Money Belt" and dollars galore.
The worlds of boxing and MMA will unite on August 26 when Floyd Mayweather takes on Conor McGregor in Las Vegas. While the event has amassed $60million in ticket sales, the extortionate prices are putting many fans off.
For some it was a landmark meeting of martial and noble arts, for others it was little more than a cash grab. In the most lucrative fight in boxing history, Floyd Mayweather proved he is still peerless in the sport.
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