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The most over-hyped events in sports history

Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s victory over with MMA champion — and boxing rookie — Conor McGregor captivated audiences due to its novelty, gambling, trash-talking and relentless hype. While boxing promoters are the masters of over-hype, here's a look at some of the most over-hyped events in sports history. Hyped events that lived up to the billing are excluded — this is for the events that...
August 25, 2017  |  Discuss

The 25 most purchased pay-per-view boxing matches of all time

In addition to being the most hyped event in combat sports history, Saturday's boxing fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. is poised to be the most purchased event in pay-per-view history. That's what happens when you have stars in two separate sports — MMA for McGregor, boxing for Mayweather — going head to head. Oh yes, it also helps when the two participants are...
August 24, 2017  |  Discuss
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