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Mayweather's perfect goodbye to boxing

Rocky Marciano is a legend and I look forward to going into the Hall of Fame one day: Mayweather

Steve Keating | Reuters  |  Las Vegas 

Floyd Mayweather did exactly what was expected of him when he outclassed mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor in their crossover bout on Saturday to secure a final victory in an illustrious career that ends with an unmatched 50-0 record. The 10th round technical knockout not only enabled to Mayweather to depart boxing on a winning note but allowed the American to pull clear of heavyweight legend Rocky Marciano’s 49-0 mark for most wins without a loss or draw. The 40-year-old was lured out of a nearly two-year retirement for the fight and a shot at the record with ...

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First Published: Mon, August 28 2017. 03:10 IST