Saturday 18 November 2017

Conor McGregor landed more punches on Floyd Mayweather than Manny Pacquiao

Conor McGregor hits Floyd Mayweather
Conor McGregor hits Floyd Mayweather

The judges' scorecards revealed it was a comprehensive win for Floyd Mayweather, but one stat has emerged that Conor McGregor can take great pride from.

The punching stats have been published and they show that in terms of shots landed, McGregor put in a better effort than Manny Pacquiao when he faced the unbeaten Mayweather.


The Notorious lasted all the way to the 10th round and landed 111 punches against the elusive Mayweather - a full 36 more than Pacquiao and just six fewer than Canelo Álvarez.

Canelo: 117

McGregor: 111

Pacquiao: 81

Judge: Dave Moretti

Round 1: Mayweather 9 McGregor 10; R2 9-10; R3 9-10; R4 10-9; R5 10-9; R6 10-9; R7 10-9; R8 10-9; R9 10-8; Total 87-83

Judge: Burt Clements

Round 1: Mayweather 9 McGregor 10; R2 10-9; R3 10-9; R4 10-9; R5 10-9; R6 10-9; R7 10-9; R8 10-9; R9 10-9; Total 89-82

Judge: Guido Cavalleri

Round 1: Mayweather 9 McGregor 10; R2 10-9; R3 10-9; R4 10-9; R5 10-9; R6 10-9; R7 10-9; R8 10-9; R9 10-8; Total 89-81

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