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Mayweather v McGregor: Chaos at media event in Las Vegas

Mayweather v McGregor: Chaos at media event in Las Vegas

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The opening event of a week of build-up to potentially the most lucrative fight in boxing history produced chaotic scenes in Las Vegas, with Floyd Mayweather booed by unhappy fans. The undefeated American arrived and was barely visible, entering amid a large entourage before being largely hidden on stage by a media scrum. Conor McGregor, his UFC champion challenger, then arrived and made a beeline for an Irish flag in the crowd before performing an impromptu lap of fans, as media and security gave chase. Once on stage, the 29-year-old Irishman said he would be "calm and cold" when he met the former five-weight boxing world champion on Saturday. "He needs to be put to sleep," said McGregor. "He will wake up a better man. I am going to do that for him." This was hype and showm...