In this July 13, 2017, file photo, Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor, of Ireland, face each other for photos during a news conference at Barclays Center in New York. Nevada boxing regulators went out of their way to give a gift to both fighters, approving an exemption to the rule requiring 10-ounce gloves for the 154-pound fight so that both fighters can wear 8-ounce gloves. And just like that, the fight appeared more competitive–at least to some. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
In this July 13, 2017, file photo, Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor, of Ireland, face each other for photos during a news conference at Barclays Center in New York. Nevada boxing regulators went out of their way to give a gift to both fighters, approving an exemption to the rule requiring 10-ounce gloves for the 154-pound fight so that both fighters can wear 8-ounce gloves. And just like that, the fight appeared more competitive–at least to some. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File) Frank Franklin II AP
In this July 13, 2017, file photo, Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor, of Ireland, face each other for photos during a news conference at Barclays Center in New York. Nevada boxing regulators went out of their way to give a gift to both fighters, approving an exemption to the rule requiring 10-ounce gloves for the 154-pound fight so that both fighters can wear 8-ounce gloves. And just like that, the fight appeared more competitive–at least to some. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File) Frank Franklin II AP