Former Sky Sports News presenter works for American broadcaster Fox having joined them in January
KATE ABDO led FOX Sports’ coverage from the huge fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas.
The 35-year-old presented the American network’s show from outside the T-Mobile Arena in the Nevada desert.
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Abdo joined FOX full-time in January after leaving her role as a Sky Sports News presenter.
FOX Sports had live coverage of two fights on the under card of the massive Las Vegas bill before the pay-per-view kicked in.
Showtime are the exclusive broadcasters of the McGregor vs Mayweather bout on PPV.
Abdo appears on FOX’s coverage of Bundesliga, FA Cup and other European football.
Abdo, who worked for the American network during the 2015 Women’s World Cup, will also cover next year’s World Cup.
Her American switch comes after stints at Germany’s DW-TV, CNN, Sky Deutschland and Sky Sports in Britain.
Abdo – who is fluent in English, Spanish, German and French – hosted the 2014 and 2015 Fifa Ballon d’Or awards.
High-profile interviews with Clarence Seedorf, David Ginola, Sir Jackie Stewart and Lawrence Dallaglio stand out on her CV.
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