The Nevada Athletic Commission might as well be a for-profit business, and not a state regulatory body, given the message it sent Wednesday when it approved a request for
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor to wear eight-ounce gloves for
their Aug. 26 boxing match at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The commission voted 5-0 to carve out a one-fight exception to a 2006 regulation it passed that requires fighters in bouts at 148 pounds or more to wear 10-ounce gloves. Fighters in bouts at 147 or under wear eight-ounce gloves.
Mayweather, the 49-0 boxer who has won world championships in five weight classes in a career that began in 1996, had first come up with the idea of wearing eight-ounce gloves on Twitter last week. McGregor, the UFC lightweight champion who normally fights with four-ounce...
The Nevada Athletic Commission is making an exception so Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor can wear eight-ounce gloves.
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