Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor tale of the tape: Their stats compared ahead of the super-fight

How do the two men compare ahead of their Las Vegas super-fight? We take a look at their weight, height, range and records - not to mention their Twitter followings

Sunday 27 August 2017 01:13
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Super-fight preview: Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather dismissed Conor McGregor's insistence he will be exposed by a weight disadvantage when they finally fight in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

The 40-year-old on Friday tipped the scales at 149.5lbs, three and a half lighter than his Irish opponent and four and a half below the light-middleweight limit.

That he weighed in closer to the welterweight limit at which he has so consistently excelled suggests he has chosen to focus on speed, and that would be logical against the bigger McGregor, as he will avoid an excessively-physical fight.

Mayweather has repeatedly insisted Saturday's fight will be the last of his decorated career, and despite the likelihood his ability will make their match-up highly non-competitive, his impressive shape suggests he has thoroughly prepared.

McGregor is adamant the American is in "the worst shape I've ever seen", but Mayweather, who was also loudly booed by the Irishman's fans in his home city as they weighed in, said: "Weight doesn't win fights, fighting wins fights. This won't go the distance: mark my words.”

But what is the tale of the tape as the two men prepare for the biggest fight in the history of combat sports?

Tale of the tape

40 Age 29

49 Fights 0

49 Wins 0

Mayweather and McGregor will fight at the T-Mobile Arena

26 KOs 0

0 Draws 0

0 Losses 0

McGregor's weight cut had clearly taken its toll

387 Rounds boxed 0

5ft 8in Height 5ft 9in

149.5lbs Weight 153lbs

The two came face to face at their final press conference before the fight

Orthodox Stance Southpaw

72in / 183cm Reach 74in / 188cm

89 Number of swear words used on press tour 84

Mayweather is the overwhelming favourite to win 

7.4m Twitter followers 5.5m

5.5m Twitter mentions since June 14 8m

99,000 Most retweeted tweet since June 14 253,000

£265m Reported estimated wealth £26.5m

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