Floyd Mayweather beat Conor McGregor in the 10th round of an entertaining contest at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The referee stepped in to end the contest as Mayweather moved forward to knock out his struggling opponent.
But McGregor started the stronger of the two in the much-anticipated bout.
According to a commentator’s verdict on the finish, “And it’s over. Hard concussive, accurate punches rain in from Mayweather who is hurting McGregor who stumbles across the ring and into the ropes from a right hand, off balance, and is close to going down. The attack continues. Left. Right. Left. McGregor’s head is torqued across his shoulders. This is nasty dominance now and Mayweather looks the great boxer and McGregor the MMA
fighter. Brilliant, valiant effort by McGregor. After two lefts on the ropes, referee Robert Byrd has seen enough, protects McG and waves it off “.