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Conor McGregor doesn’t believe Floyd Mayweather will make it past the second round on Aug. 26.

It hasn’t been decided yet, but the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) is currently reviewing Floyd Mayweather’s request to change the 10-ounce glove size to eight-ounces on the night of his boxing showdown against Conor McGregor on Aug. 26.

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The Nevada State Athletic Commission will consider McGregor’s request and make a ruling next week.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. owns Nevada. He has resided in the state for many years, hasn’t fought outside it since a 2005 bout with Sharmba Mitchell, and has had many dealings with the Nevada State Athletic Commission as a boxer and as a promoter. So it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that Conor McGregor, the man he meets in a boxing match in Las Vegas on August 26th, is looking to add one international judge to the mix for their bout.

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Conor McGregor declines Vasyl Lomachenko’s offer to step in as a sparring partner.

Conor McGregor’s recent rifts with sparring partners have been a talked about topic, as of late. This all stemmed from his conflict with former world champion Paulie Malignaggi about some leaked boxing photos and supposed “mistreatment” and other issues.

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Tyron Woodley won convincingly at UFC 214, but did he really employ an optimal strategy?

For many fans, Tyron Woodley’s dominant welterweight title defense against Demian Maia represented a black mark on an otherwise stellar UFC 214 main card. The encounter was largely spent with both men circling each other, in a fight that resulted in the least strikes ever landed in a 25-minute UFC welterweight title fight. The previous record was established just four months prior, during Woodley’s anticlimactic rematch with Stephen Thompson.

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Hard-hitting heavyweight Mark Hunt is once again in a UFC main event.

The UFC’s next fight card in Australia will feature the “Super Samoan” in the main event.

UFC officials confirmed with MMAjunkie that heavyweight fan-favorite Mark Hunt will take on Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Night in Sydney this November. A formal announcement is expected to be made next week.

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