Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have signed on the dotted line to fight each other on August 26. Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, Holm is one of those that refused to count McGregor out right away. She also disagrees that the fight is a “black eye” to boxing, while slightly hitting at its critics.
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor meet in Las Vegas in August after ending many months of speculation over whether they would fight.The two will meet at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, a venue with a 20,000 capacity, while millions more are likely to be watching around the world.Mayweather vs McGregor: Live Fight 2017
Mayweather, of course, is no stranger to big fight nights. His bout with Manny Pacquiao in May two years ago smashed box office records, with more than £300million generated in pay-per-view sales alone.
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Gennady Golovkin has slammed Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor as merely a “money fight” and insists his battle with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is a “true boxing fight.”
Mayweather vs McGregor has been widely criticised and labelled a gross mismatch due to the Irishman’s lack of boxing expertise in comparison to the American.
A savage assault – despite the huge fine and lawsuit it could bring McGregor and his UFC paymasters – is the only way the MMA man can escape with his reputation intact.
Duran said: “Mayweather beats the guy, it will be a spectacle.
“A wrestler of that size won’t do anything to Mayweather.
“If McGregor is serious he will break both arms and legs of Mayweather.
“Mayweather will beat him. McGregor is a clown.
Golovkin vs Alvarez on September 16, live on BoxNation, pits two of sport’s pound-for-pound greats together and ‘GGG’ insists the pair’s collective boxing expertise and power will make for a much more compelling contest.
“I think people understand. True fight? Boxing fight? It’s mine with Canelo. Or big show? Funny show? Everybody knows Conor is not a boxer, just a showman, if you want to watch a true fight, watch my fight,” Golovkin said.
no problem coming out of retirement to fight mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in what some are predicting will be one of the richest fights in history.
“McGregor is a tough competitor. People all around the world demanded this fight so I had to give them what they wanted to see,” Mayweather told BSOTV in an interview that aired Saturday.
BRISBANE, Australia – Manny Pacquiao can only hope that the recently announced boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC star Conor McGregor will live up to the hype.
Many observers think the bout is a huge mismatch in favor of the seasoned Mayweather, who has never lost in 49 professional boxing fights.
On Sunday after attending church service here, Pacquiao faced the media and repeated what everyone thinks of the August 26 fight.
“I can say Floyd Mayweather will win because the fight is in boxing, not MMA. So the advantage is with Floyd,” said Pacquiao, who will take on Jeff Horn at the Suncorp Stadium here seven days from now
BRISBANE, Australia – Manny Pacquiao can only hope that the recently announced boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC star Conor McGregor will live up to the hype. Many observers think the bout is a huge mismatch in favor of the seasoned Mayweather, who has never lost in 49 professional boxing fights. On Sunday after attending church service here, Pacquiao faced the media and repeated what everyone thinks of the August 26 fight. “I can say Floyd Mayweather will win because the fight is in boxing, not MMA. So the advantage is with Floyd,” said Pacquiao, who will take on Jeff Horn at the Suncorp Stadium here seven days from now
“They asked for this fight. I was in retirement, but they wanted me back and I’m back.”
Mayweather was making his first public comments since Wednesday’s announcement of the much-discussed fight which will take place August 26 in the US boxing capital of Las Vegas.
The 40-year-old Mayweather has been retired since beating Andre Berto in September 2015 and improving his career record to 49-0.
The matchup with McGregor gives Mayweather a chance to reach the 50-0 career milestone.
Asked about financial details of the fight, Mayweather said both sides are pleased.
“Both parties are very happy,” Mayweather said. “He’s very happy, I’m very happy and I can’t wait.
As mentioned above, Floyd Mayweather is favourite for the fight as he is the natural boxer, currently just to win the fight, the American has prices of 1.16, 1.17 and 1.18 live (2/13, 1/6 and 2/11 respectively) however you can offer your own odds.
McGregor is deemed the outsider as he has a lot to learn about boxing despite being an accomplished fighter himself.
To win the fight the Exchange has odds of 6.2, 6.4 and 6.6 (5/1, 11/2, 11/2 respectively).
Due to the uniqueness of the match up, many still believe the fight will not happen, for that to be the case, the exchange has 7/1 currently running which could be tempting to some.
For slightly better odds on the Mayweather win, then backing the 40-year-old to get the job done inside the allocated 12 rounds currently makes Mayweather on at 1.72 which is 8/11 in old money.
I knew that [Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao] wasn’t going to be a good fight because of Mayweather’s style,” Alvarez said. “He fights pretty much anybody in his style, it’s just not a good fight.
“This is going to be a great fight, 100 percent guaranteed, because of the styles. He [GGG] likes to fight and be aggressive and so do I — you can’t fail.
Not with ease, that’s for sure. Firstly, you’ll need to be quick – tickets are selling speedily. According to Viagogo’s website, there may only be a few hundred left.
Secondly, you’ll need to be willing to part with thousands of pounds. Tickets in the upper tier – furthest away from the ring – are going for a minimum of £2,000, while those on the floor are up for sale for more than £30,000.
McGregor wins, its going to be earlier,” Holm said during her recent MMA interview (via MMA Fighting). “If it goes longer, it’s going to be Floyd Mayweather. Anything can happen in a fight. I don’t think it’s a disgrace. I think if anyone’s out there making fun of this fight, I can guarantee you that those are the people who don’t fight.”
Recently, Tristar Gym coach Firas Zahabi claimed that McGregor’s best chance against Mayweather would be to fight rough and implement a smothering clinch game. From a former boxer’s perspective, Holm agrees, and at the same time, she feels that McGregor would not be doing much adjustments, coming from his MMA experience