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Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor Round by Round Results: Mayweather Stops McGregor in the Tenth Round


By: William Holmes

The massive appeal of this fight caused pay per view providers worldwide to experience difficulties providing the fight to their customers. The start of the main event was delayed to allow the cable providers time to sort out their issues and make the fight available.

The T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas, Nevada was nearly empty for the undercards but celebrities started to fill at the end of the televised undercard.

The Irish National anthem was sung first by Imelda May and Demi Lovato sung the national anthem of the United States second.
Conor McGregor entered the ring first to a loud roar from the crowd. His entrance was surprisingly more subdued.

Floyd Mayweather entered the ring second with his face covered, similar to Bernard the “Executioner” Hopkins.

Conor McGregor appeared to be a little more tense than normal during fighter introductions.

Robert Byrd was the referee. The following is a round by round account of tonight’s historical fight.


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Floyd Mayweather (49-0) vs. Conor McGregor (0-0); Junior Middleweight Division

Round 1:

Mayweather comes out and circles away. McGregor goes on the attack and lands some body shots on Mayweather. Conor throwing a high volume of punches early on. MGregor lands a straight left hand. Mayweather has a smile on his face. McGregor missing with the jab. Mayweather misses with a straight right. McGregor landed a straight left hand. McGregor lands a left uppercut. Mayweather misses with a lead left hook. MccGregor lands a jab. Mayweather with a jab to the body. McGregor switches stances. McGregor has intriguing movement. McGregor lands a left uppercut on Mayweather. McGregor jabs Mayweather.

10-9 McGregor

Round 2:

McGregor comes out moving forward and Mayweather moves backwards. McGregor is touching Mayweather with punches. McGregor gets warned for throwing a hammer first. McGregor lands another left uppercut buy Mayweather lands a straight right hand. Mayweather lands a straight right to the body. McGregor throws out a straight left hand. McGregor lands a right to the body. McGregor lands a right uppercut and then two straight right jabs. Mayweather lands a hard right to the body. Mayweather throws a right cross to the body and McGregor throws a straight left to the body. McGregor lands a straight left hand. McGregor slips a Mayweather cross. McGregor lands a straight left to the body. Mayweather lands a straight right to McGregor’s chin. McGregor lands a check left hook and two straight left crosses. McGregor misses with a wild left hook.

10-9 McGregor, 20-18 McGregor

Round 3:

McGregor looked at ease in the corner. McGregor backs Mayweather into the corner and lands a two punch combination. McGregor almost hammer fists Mayweather in the back of the head. McGregor lands a straight left hand. They tie up by the ropes. McGregor lands a quick jab. Mayweather staying outside of McGregor’s range. Mayweather with a right cross to the body. Good left hand by McGregor. McGregor with a left to the body of Mayweather. Referee warns Mayweather to kepe his head up. McGreogr misses with a wilde left. McGregor with two jabs. Good jab lands by McGregor. Mayweather with a right cross to the bbody. McGregor almost lands a right uppercut. McGregor lands another jab. McGregor flicks out another jab. McGregor almost lands another hammer fist. McGregor is looking for that counter uppercut.

10-9 McGregor, 30-27 McGregor

Round 4:

McGregor moves Mayweather backwards again. McGregor attacks the body of Mayweather by the ropes. McGregor continues to go to the body of Mayweather. McGregor throwing looping hooks. Mayweather ties up with McGregor. They both land a cross at the same time. Mayweather lands a right to the body. Mayweather is coming forward on McGregor. Mayweather lands a straight right hand. McGregor pivots behind Mayweather. Mayweather lands a combination on McGregor. McGregor lands a jab and looping hook. Mayweather lands a good hook to the body. Some good exchanges this round. McGregor jabs Mayweather again. McGregor looks a little tired. McGregor lands a left cross. McGregor lands a little hook to the body. Mayweather lands a hook to the body. McGregor lands a straight left and Mayweather lands a straight right.

10-9 Mayweather, 39-37 McGregor

Round 5:

McGregor goes out throwing a double jab. McGregor lands another good jab. McGregors jab is on point. Two left hands connect for McGregor. Mayweather puts his gloves in the face of McGregor when they tied up. McGregor lands a short uppercut to the body. McGregor lands a jab. McGregor is landing a high volume of punches on Mayweather. McGregor lands another straight left hand. McGregor is landing good shots to the body of Mayweather. They tie up again in the middle of the ring. McGregor isn’t landing hard punches, but he’s landing a lot of punches. He slips two punches by Mayweather. Mayweather lands a left hook on McGregor. McGregor lands two jabs and Mayweather lands a right cross. McGregor’s volume of punches is winning him rounds.

10-9 McGregor, 49-46 McGregor

Round 6:

McGregor flicks his jab in the face of Mayweather. McGregor lands punches on Mayweather while turns his back on McGregor. McGregor lands a jab and a short hook. McGregor lands a hard straight left to the body and Mayweather answers with a right cross upstairs. McGregor lands some good hooks to the body. Mayweather lands a left right hand. Mayweather lands another straight right hand. McGregor is fading it seems. McGregor lands a looping right hook. Mayweather lands another straight right hand. McGregor throws out a straight left hand to the face and a good hook to the body. McGregor landing some good shots to the body. Mayweather lands a good combination on McGregor. Mayweather lands a right cross to the body. Mayweather misses with a straight right hand. McGregor with a left cross to the body and Mayweather ducks and turns his body. McGregor lands a straight left hand and lands his own straight right hand.

10-9 Mayweather, 58-56 McGregor

Round 7:

McGregor looks exhausted. McGregor throws the first combination of the round. Mayweather lands a hard body shot. McGregor lands two quick jabs. McGregor lands a good combination. McGregor lands a good hook to the body. Mayweather misses with a combination. McGregor lands a good straight left hand. Mayweather connects with a left jab. McGregor ties up with Mayweather and backs him into the corner. Mayweather lands a lead right hand and McGregor connects with a three punch combination. Mayweather lands two straight lead right hands. Mayweather lands a straight right hand. Mayweather connects with a hard straight right hand followed by a straight left hand. Mayweather connects with hard punches. Mayweather is pressing forward on McGregor. Mayweather is pressing the action and lands a straight right hand.

10-9 Mayweather, 67-66 McGregor

Round 8:

Mayweather is looking a lot fresher than Conor McGregor. Mayweather turns his back to McGregor again. McGregor lands two straight punches to the body. McGregor gets in two underhooks. McGregor ducks the punches of Mayweather. McGregor lands a short left uppercut. McGregor landing good shots to the body. Mayweather is pressing forward and lands some good jabs. McGregor is backing away from Mayweather. McGregor lands a jab. McGregor lands some body punches. None of McGregor’s punches look to be very hard. McGregor lands a shopping left hook. McGregor is having a better round. Mayweather lands a jab. McGregor lands a left cross and Mayweather connects with a right cross. McGregor connects with a jab and a left cross. McGregor puts a little more mustard behind that last left cross. McGregor lands two left crosses and Mayweather responds with a short little jab. McGregor lands with a straight right. Close round.

10-9 Mayweather; 76-76

Round 9:

McGregor answers with a hard straight lefthand and he hurts Mayweather with a body shot. Referee warns McGregor for a low blow. McGregor ducks several punches from Mayweather. McGregor is landing some good shots on Mayweather. McGregor gets tagged with a straight right hand. McGregor gets hit with a straight right hand by Mayweather. Mayweather lands a short right uppercut on McGregor. Mayweather lands a two punch combination on McGregor. McGregor is exhausted. Mayweather backs McGregor back into the corner. They tie up. McGregor looks exhausted. Mayweather lands a hard left hook. Mayweather lands another straight right hand. McGregor tries to hold onto Mayweather. McGregor is spent. McGregor is getting tagged at all angles.

10-8 Mayweather, 86-84 Mayweather

Round 10:

McGregor keeps his jab hand in the head of Mayweather. McGregor ties up with Mayweather and lands some short hooks. McGregor and Mayweather tie up again. Mayweather lands some hard shots to the body. Mayweather lands two hard combinations on McGregor. McGregor os wobbly. Mayweather is going in for the kill and the referee stops the fight.

Floyd Mayweather wins by TKO at 1:05 of the tenth round.

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