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Last weekend's Mayweather/McGregor fight was a lesson in many things. But the result, which most experts predicted, took longer than some expected. Ultimately, Mayweather was able to outlast his opponent who, despite lots of preparation, was more accustomed to fighting five rounds, totalling 25 minutes, rather than 12 three-minute rounds. This teaches us a lot about specificity.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
The Mayweather Vs McGregor fight is about to begin! The spectacle kicks off at 11am AEST, with the main card's first bell scheduled for approximately 1:45pm. If you aren't near a suitably-equipped venue with a TV, have no fear — you can live stream the match from your phone or laptop with just a few clicks. Here are the links.
Mayweather Vs McGregor is set to be the highest grossing boxing match of all time - in no small part due to the inflated price of tickets. Purchasing a live stream of the match will set you back $59.95. Unless, that is, you take advantage of a Foxtel streaming loophole that brings the price down to under $30. Here's how it's done...
This weekend, fighting fans from around the world will stop whatever they're doing to watch Conor "The Notorious" McGregor fight Floyd "Money" Mayweather. It's a truly bizarre boxing mashup that is guaranteed to generate billions of dollars in streaming and gambling revenue. If you're keen to watch the smack down live but don't want to pay TMT prices, here are all the cheap ways to watch in Australia - with or without Foxtel.
On Sunday afternoon, Aussie boxing fans will converge on pubs and sports bars around the country to watch Conor McGregor duke it out in the ring against Floyd Mayweather. It's going to be quite the spectacle.
If you want a rowdy, ringside-esque experience, Australia's authentic Irish pubs are the ultimate venue. There will be cheering. There will be chanting. There will be drunken debauchery as only the Irish know how. With that in mind, here are the best Irish pubs in each capital city - all of which will be showing Mayweather vs McGregor on big screen TVs!
Next week, the biggest star in mixed martial arts will face off against the biggest star in boxing in what is destined to be the most lucrative and ridiculous fight in the history of sports. In one corner: Conor "the Notorious" McGregor (who has never fought in a professional boxing match.) In the other: Floyd 'Money' Mayweather (an undefeated world champion.)
If you're planning to watch the match live - and a huge chunk of humanity is - here are all the ways to tune in from Australia. We've also included pub venues, fighter statistics, Mayweather Vs McGregor start time, betting odds and everything else a fighting fan needs to know.
As you may or may not be aware, boxing's biggest star is about to face off against MMA's biggest star in a fight that is expected to be the most lucrative in pugilism's history.
Most experts reckon the match will be one-sided and boring, but we still have the press conferences to savour. The first one just kicked off at the Staples Center in LA. If you missed the live faceoff, here's the conference in full - along with the juiciest insults!
It's the 'fight of the century'. Boxing versus MMA, Old versus New, Floyd 'Money' Mayweather versus Conor 'The Notorious' McGregor. Nothing about it makes any goddamn sense whatsoever but it's happening and there's nothing anyone can do about that.
The only thing we can do now is prepare.
Welcome to the bluffer's guide to Mayweather vs McGregor.