Moment of truth as Mayweather-McGregor looms

Mehajer also told awaiting media that creditors who are pursuing two of his companies would be paid in full in the coming weeks

Cape Town - The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) revealed how much money Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will make from their highly anticipated boxing match.

There will be no titles on the line, only a gaudy "Money Belt" with a strap made from crocodile leather and featuring 24 karat gold, 3,360 diamonds along with sapphires and emeralds, but much will be riding on the result.

The brash, charismatic Irishman, also known as "Mystic Mac" for accurately predicting the outcome of his fights, has gazed into his crystal ball and says he will knock out the 40-year-old American inside two rounds of the scheduled 12-round bout.

What was most telling about McGregor's support then was the fact that 2015's UFC Fight Night Boston took place on the same night as the 2014 AFC Championship Game between the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts - you know, the one that started Deflategate.

This glorious mural just went up in Temple Bar, Dublin, immortalising the fight through the medium of street art. And as McGregor has kept dominating opponents in the UFC, his Boston Irish fan base has grown.

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"Fifty and oh! Fifty and oh!" shouted one Mayweather fan, trying to drown out the "Ol├ęs!" and chants of "There's only one Conor McGregor!" from the green-clad hordes of Irish fans. "I see a man afraid".

Aside from McGregor's cocky assurances there is little in the tale of the tape to tip an upset. But it wasn't until Friday's weigh-in that Mayweather and McGregor were deemed ready to step into the ring.

Saturday's megafight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is widely considered a one-sided mismatch, though it'll likely be the biggest event in combat sports history.

"We need to understand that boxing is a bigger sport than MMA, and this fight really doesn't feel that exciting", Waseem told The Express Tribune from Panama where he is training for his own bout in Columbia next month.

'I've done a lot of this [chatting] he's done a lot of this, but tomorrow it comes down to the fighters'. "After 21 years I've been hit with everything and I'm still right here".

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