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Mayweather vs. McGregor: 'Money' gets $100M purse, 'Notorious' claims $30M

Mayweather vs. McGregor: 'Money' gets $100M purse, 'Notorious' claims $30M

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Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Irish UFC star Conor McGregor won't make as much as Floyd Mayweather from Saturday's showdown, but he will nearly double his net worth.McGregor is worth about $ 34 million, according to Forbes. The Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed Friday that Mayweather will earn a guaranteed purse of $ 100 million, while McGregor's minimum purse is $ 30 million.ESPN and MMAFighting.com obtained the document from the commission revealing the purses.But the fighters will cash in for even more than the purses. Each has a share of the promotion. McGregor is set to rake in more than $ 100 million from that. Mayweather should make double or triple the amount of McGregor from the promotion.The other purses on the fight card include Gervonta Davis ($ 600,000), Francisco Fonseca ($ 35,000...
Bowie wins 100m gold in thrilling final – video & report

Bowie wins 100m gold in thrilling final – video & report

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Media playback is not supported on this device World Athletics Championships on the BBCVenue: London Stadium Dates: 4-13 AugustCoverage: Live across BBC One and Two, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, the BBC Sport website and app. Click for timesUSA's Tori Bowie stormed to World Championships 100m gold from Marie-Josee Ta Lou and Dafne Schippers as Olympic champion Elaine Thompson was left empty-handed.A night after American Justin Gatlin shocked Usain Bolt in the men's final, Bowie went one better than a year ago in Rio as her perfect dip on the line nicked the race from Ta Lou by one-hundredth of a second.Jamaican favourite Thompson, who had looked peerless in winning her semi-final earlier in the evening, had a start ev...
Bolt labours to victory in one of his final 100m races – report & video

Bolt labours to victory in one of his final 100m races – report & video

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Media playback is not supported on this device Usain Bolt failed to run a sub-10 second time for the second race in succession as he edged to victory at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava.At a meeting where Great Britain's Mo Farah eased to a 10,000m win, Bolt started slowly before hitting the front and holding off Cuba's Yunier Perez.Farah ran a time of 27 minutes and 12 seconds to beat Kenya's Mathew Kimeli.South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk set a world best of 30.81 for 300m, bettering Michael Johnson's record set in 2000.Full results from Golden Spike meeting (external site)Van Niekerk's piece of history Media playback is not supported on this device Olympic 400m champion Van Niekerk...