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‘He’ll be unconscious in one round’ – McGregor addresses fans ahead of fight

By Reuters
23 August 2017   |   1:22 pm
Boxer Floyd Mayweather and UFC fighter Conor McGregor appear in Las Vegas ahead of Saturday's big fight.

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