Mexico’s Saúl Álvarez  takes a punch from Floyd Mayweather Jr of the US during their WBC/WBA  title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters

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Conor McGregor celebrates following his win against Max Holloway in their featherweight bout in Boston on Saturday. Photograph:  Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Earlier this year he was queueing for the dole, but on Saturday night Conor McGregor was in Boston’s TD Garden, wearing little more than briefs and ho(...)