WWE legend and current COO, Triple H, invited American boxing star Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor to Monday Night Raw, saying that they would provide enough microphones. “Monday Night #Raw has plenty of LIVE microphones… #MayMacWorldTour @thenotoriousmma @FloydMayweather,” Triple H tweeted.Monday Night #Raw has plenty of LIVE microphones… #[email protected] @FloydMayweather- Triple H (@TripleH) July 11, 2017The much awaited battle between McGregor and Mayweather is all set to take place on August 26.Both fighters in June took to social media to confirm the development, while Mayweather posted to Instagram saying “It’s official!”, McGregor said “THE FIGHT IS ON,” on Twitter.Both McGregor and Mayweather kicked off a four-city, three-country international press tour, the first of which took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday.Mayweather, who is coming out of retirement to fight McGregor, had earlier said that he cannot pay off his tax liability from 2015 until he fights the MMA star.As per the Guardian, during the press conference, McGregor made fun of Mayweather’s clothes, mocked his unpaid tax bill and promised to knock the boxing great out in less than four rounds.However, the American then got to shadowboxing, which amused McGregor.Seeing this, McGregor laughed so much, brought the microphone to his lips and said, “Dance for me, boy!”Meaweather, who was clearly pissed by McGregor’s comment, stopped shadowboxing and started to stalk towards the latter, who quickly changed his tune.”Dance for me, son! Dance for me!” McGregor called out as Mayweather returned to the podium.advertisementSpeaking to reporters after the face-off, McGregor told reporters, “He was trying to say something about the gloves and I was like ‘you cried about the gloves’.”The fight against McGregor, which will take place in Las Vegas, is expected to challenge financial and PPV records, despite the one-sided expectations.Mayweather will seek his 50th career win against a two-division MMA champion who has never boxed a professional round. (With inputs from ANI)
Kolkata: Amazon Web Services (AWS), a division of Amazon Internet Services Private Limited, will help start-ups in the social sector like education, healthcare, agriculture, e-governance and MSME by providing them with learning content and promotional credits.State Finance minister Amit Mitra said that this was the result of the MoU signed between WEBEL and AWS in Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS). He said that Amazon should also look at setting up a logistics hub in the state like Flipkart, which is both labour-intensive and IT-driven and also has the potential to generate high employment. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaMitra said that the state government is also leveraging AWS for issuance of birth and death certificates while using block-chain technology for the public distribution system (PDS). Rahul Sharma, president-public sector (India) of Amazon Internet Services Private Limited, said that the initiative is a part of AWS’ global programme, which focuses on providing learning content, learning paths as well as promotional credit to start-ups working in these sectors. Also Read – Bengal civic volunteer dies in road mishap on national highwayHe told reporters that AWS will provide USD one lakh promotional credit to identified start-ups and help them to grow their businesses in the MSME vertical in the state. The programme would also help the start-ups get access to the AWS platform and subsequently connect to the various government departments, he said. Sharma added that the idea is to make an intervention in these social sectors, with the help of Amazon technology.