Floyd Mayweather has won the richest fight in boxing history. He took home an $100 million for beating Conor McGregor in 10 rounds in Las Vegas. Thousands of paid tens of thousands of dollars for seats. Millions more around the world looked at the fight on pay-per- streaming . Boxing called the fight a circus event and a . Mayweather, one of the greatest fighters in boxing , who had never lost or been knocked down, fought McGregor - a mixed arts fighter in his first ever boxing match.
Mayweather, 40, was the favourite, even though he retired two years . He had 49 wins (including 26 knockouts) and no . McGregor, 29, is the Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight world champion. Mayweather's came in the 10th round. The dived in to save McGregor from any more from Mayweather's punches. The victory puts Mayweather ahead of the Rocky Marciano. McGregor gave a brave , but in the end, Mayweather's greater experience and better came through.