Only one other fight - Mayweather's 2015 bout with Manny Pacquiao - has ever drawn more, racking up 4.6 million buys to earn around $600 million. This includes traditional television distribution and online portals such as the new SHOWTIME PPV app and SHOWTIMEPPV.com as well as UFC.TV in USA and Canada.
Oil prices hold steady on competitive data, North Sea outage
Many analysts remain uncertainty about the volume of shale to come in 2018, but the general consensus is that it will be higher. Energy Information Administration that total U.S. oil production next year could set a record at 10 million barrels per day.
Sorry Pacquiao. Conor McGregor says his putting his boxing career on hold for a bit - because he wants his next bout to be a "real fight". Even though the UFC intends to offer McGregor a new deal, he is still under exclusive contract with the promotion.
Since his $100 million fight against Floyd Mayweather back in August, Conor McGregor has not spoken or revealed much about his future in UFC or boxing.
LSU expects O-line coach Jeff Grimes to leave for BYU
Grimes is from Garland, Texas, and was a four-year letterwinner at UTEP as an offensive tackle. Grimes, 49, is in his fourth season as the Tigers' offensive line coach.
As for another "combat" sport, a possible run in the pro wrestling world of WWE, McGregor responded in NSFW fashion that he's not interested such pseudo-competition.
"F-- the WWE", McGregor said.
Phillies, 1B Santana agree to $60M, 3-year deal
Santana, who has a.249 career batting average and.445 slugging percentage, is expected to play first base for Philadelphia . The 28-year-old switch hitter averaged 13 homers, 59 RBIs and 14 steals along with a.253 average over the past three years.
But the UFC lightweight champion by no means disgraced himself, pressuring Mayweather in the opening few rounds before the latter eventually brought up his 50th consecutive win with a 10th-round TKO. The boxing superstar's long-term coach Freddie Roach is surprisingly uninterested in seeing his most successful fighter take on the UFC lightweight champion, however.