With the results of the fight settled after almost two years of McGregor and Mayweather calling each other out, the world now waits to see how much money the fighers will reap.
Even if he splurges on all his favourite clothing brands and gets himself a new closet, he will still have quite some change left.
"I respect any fighter that gets into the ring, that's the bottom line", De La Hoya said. At the time, Twitter's livestreaming service Periscope emerged as the victor of that bout, drawing people who wanted to watch the fight but didn't want to pay the $100 pay-per-view fee. McGregor has won titles in two weight classes, but he has never defended either belt, and he hasn't fought at all since last November.
Mayweather meanwhile revealed the fight had followed a tactical plan as he took his time and allowed McGregor to become worn out before pouncing in the later rounds. "I saw him swinging a sword in the dressing room getting ready for his match when Cody was on the undercard and you could tell he would fight anyone, anytime", Nicholson said.
If you're anxious that Mayweather didn't have a chance to make as much money as possible, then you'll be happy with the outcome of this saga.
In the beginning of the main event, McGregor was doing well, connecting most of his punches and forcing Mayweather against the ropes.
However, legendary heavyweight boxer Wladimir Klitschko thought McGregor had shown "good boxing skills".
Saturday's fight was apparently seen without permission on various social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube, Twitch and Periscope, who appeared to be shutting down streams as they popped up on their respective sites. "But I really think (Alvarez-Golovkin) is the highlight of boxing for this year".
Below, we tracked the big punches and big scenes from the fight and the circus that surrounds it.
Mayweather will earn a reported guaranteed purse of $100 million, with McGregor taking home $30 million.
'I did walk away from the sport before, ' he said.
"He was so composed", McGregor said.
"The first four or five rounds, he let him do that", De La Hoya said Monday on "The MMA Hour." . Those who bought the event expecting to see a fight, I'm sorry for them. McGregor also has said he would like to fight No. 1 lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov in a major UFC event in Russian Federation.