Nevada State Athletic Commission approves 8oz glove for upcoming fight between Mayweather Jr, McGregor

According to Sky Sports News , both competitors submitted requests to wear 8oz gloves, which goes against the NSAC rule abut 154lbs-division fights having 10z gloves.

However, the Nevade State Athletic Commission decided to grant Floyd Mayweather Jr, Conor McGregor’s wish, while also confirming that American Robert Bryd has been selected to referee the bout.

The high-profile fight between one of boxing’s best pound-for-pound fighters an MMA star will take place in La Vegas at the T-Mobile Arena on August 26.

Burt Clements, Dave Moretti and Guido Cavalleri will make up the judging panel.