Monday October 26, 2020

The week in business

A look behind the stories with Róisín Burke

20th August, 2017
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will fight this Saturday Picture: REX

Dance kingpin Michael Flatley is among the fans jetting to Las Vegas next Saturday to watch Conor McGregor battle Floyd Mayweather jr, I hear.

Flatley is, of course, pretty handy with his fists himself, having learned to box growing up in Chicago in the 1970s.

Flatley was good enough to participate in the 1975 Chicago Golden Gloves, but he was not a winner. Following his teenage boxing career, he concentrated his talent on Irish dancing...

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