- The Nevada State Athletic Commission approved the use of 8-ounce gloves (opposed to the 10-ounce gloves mandated for boxing matches contested above 147 pounds) in the Floyd Mayweather vs. The bout will be refereed by Hall of Fame referee Robert Byrd and judged by Burt Clements, Dave Morreti and Guido Cavalerri.There will be pre and post fight analysis of the gloves on the night of the fight.The official weigh-ins to certify that both competitors are at the 154-pound weight limit — the standard boxing weight for super welterweights — will get underway at 6 p.m. Mayweather has held titles at five different weight classes and will have no problem making weight.Mc Gregor has fought and won a championship at featherweight in the UFC, so he’s made 145 pounds plenty of times.
He has maintained his innocence and the UFC released him in July.
The fight will go down in just a few months, and it’s not surprising that Mayweather remains the favorite for the contest.
Mc Gregor hasn’t been seen since his UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title, but has been constantly in the news for his urgency to get the fight with Mayweather signed for this year.
LAS VEGAS - Conor Mc Gregor’s improbable challenge of Floyd Mayweather Jr.
could be seen by a staggering 50 million people in the United States as fans and the curious gather in small and large parties.
Each pay-per-view sale means more money in the wallets of both fighters.