Ex-sparring partner predicts 'easy' win for Mayweather in McGregor fight
- Author: Julie Sanders Jun 19, 2017,
Jun 19, 2017, 8:10
I think that fight was so big and everybody was going so insane about it, that a lot of mistakes were made that cost them money, which is hilarious to say because that's the biggest money-making fight of all time.
The truth remains Mayweather is one of the most accomplished boxers in history and McGregor had some flaws in his standup game exposed Nate Diaz.
The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight was built up for nearly five years, and their highly anticipated fight finally became a reality in 2015, setting the a new mark in combat sports with around 4.5 million pay-per-view buys and a gate of $72 million.
With the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor boxing bout now official, other UFC fighters see that the sport vs. sport matchup it is actually possible. "I'm not saying that Conor would win this boxing match but it sure makes it interesting".
Will McGregor give Mayweather his first defeat?
UFC president Dana White, who took part in negotiations on behalf of McGregor, told ESPN: "We have been in talks for a while. So, there might be more cross-over challenges, I think". "I just love the fight".
Conor McGregor holds up his title belts after he defeated Eddie Alvarez during a lightweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 205, early Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, at Madison Square Garden in NY.
McGregor will be the overwhelming underdog, but win or lose the showdown is likely to propel him into the consciousness of many non-fight fans around the world. McGregor is a southpaw, which has given Mayweather trouble in the past, but the gloves will also be bigger than what he is accustomed to in the UFC, which could take away some of his power. Conor McGregor is 27 and he is a southpaw.
"Anything can happen so that's why I like to watch from the outside, it's unknown, you don't know what's going to happen", the American said. All the guys that thought Conor couldn't hurt them, every time he touches guys, they fall. Showtime will air the Pay-Per-View which promises to be phenomenal.
If Mayweather wins this fight, he could finish his career at a ideal 50-0. "And he's coming. He knows Conor McGregor is coming after him and Floyd is looking to get his ass up out of there, too".
"One thing I've been impressed with when I've been watching Conor McGregor is his hand game".