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Nevada will allow Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Connor McGregor to fight in lighter, 8-ounce gloves

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor were unanimously granted “a one-fight exception” Wednesday by the Nevada Athletic Commission to fight using lighter eight-ounce gloves for their unique Aug. 26 boxing match in Las Vegas. Additionally, veteran referee Robert Byrd was named the third man in...
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