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Here Is How Many People Watched Mayweather Versus McGregor Illegally

A general view before the Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor super welterweight boxing match on August 26, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
A general view before the Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor super welterweight boxing match on August 26, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

The epic matchup between Connor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather on Saturday, Aug. 26, was streamed live on at least 239 illegal streams with millions of...

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