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For one, May/Mac is more spectacle than sparring contest. McGregor isn’t a boxer but an Mma fighter whose larger-than-life persona is straight out of WWE. Loud, brash, and charismatic, he’s the kind of fighter fans love to hate. Mayweather, meanwhile, is undefeated at 49-0 and far from the world’s showiest pugilist; he often wins via points rather than knockout. That, coupled with his personal scandals — chief among them a number of domestic-violence incidents — have many, many fans eager to see him end his career by finally getting that L.
In one corner, we've got the eleven-time five-division professional boxing world champion, with 49 wins and zero losses, Floyd Mayweather! In the other corner, it's Ufc champion, mega-star, and pro boxing underdog, Conor McGregor. It's been called "The Money Fight" and with good reason. First of all, it will be a huge payday for both fighters. But furthermore, while
McGregor’s energy levels displayed both inside and outside the octagon throughout his climb to the top of Ufc is what got him the admiration and attention of his hoards of followers both here in the UK and the Us. Throughout the press conferences with Mayweather he dominated the verbal sparring as he was used to doing over at Ufc. Mayweather wasn’t used to being on the receiving end of this kind of verbal onslaught and it may have hurt his pride at the time, but in the long run it’s he who will have
Ufc president Dana White likes Conor McGregor's odds of defeating boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. at their Aug. 26 bout. "I love all the naysayers," says White, 48. "It sets up the biggest upset in sports history."
McGregor, an Mma star who has no pro boxing experience, is an underdog. But the odds in Las Vegas are tightening, and analysts also are predicting that the fight could surpass the record-setting 4.6 million pay-per-view buys brought in by Mayweather's much-hyped 2015 fight with Manny Pacquiao. The timing of the spectacle couldn't be better for Ufc owners Wme-img (which bought the...
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