McGregor vs. Mayweather: Weigh-in Results, Odds, Fight Time and Undercard Info
- Author: Rosalie Stanley Aug 27, 2017,
Aug 27, 2017, 1:01
3,360 - The number of diamonds included on "The Money Belt", which will be awarded to the fight's victor.
Today (Aug. 26) two men will beat the crap out of each other and a bunch of other (mostly) men will win or lose a lot of money depending on who beat more crap out of whom.
Mayweather "can go 12 rounds in his sleep", as gifted Southland trainer Manny Robles told me, so he can be intent to let McGregor start to tire after three rounds of intense pursuit.
What was most telling about McGregor's support then was the fact that 2015's UFC Fight Night Boston took place on the same night as the 2014 AFC Championship Game between the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts - you know, the one that started Deflategate.
"And that's why they're going to watch it".
McGregor previously teased his fans via social media about a possible Mayweather matchup.
So sure is Irish bookmaker Paddy Power of the outcome that they have already paid out on a Mayweather victory.
The Association of Ringside Physicians say that McGregor's health could be in danger. I'll stop him in four.
Aside from McGregor's cocky assurances there is little in the tale of the tape to tip an upset.
McGregor blasted Mayweather's weight accusations on stage and revealed he would be entering the ring close to 170lbs on Saturday night.
In what is touted to be the richest fight of the century, boxing legend Floyd Mayweather will take on mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor to show the world who's the boss.
McGregor's potential to register the biggest upset in boxing history rests largely with the intangibles.
"Of course I've got Floyd Mayweather", USC linebacker Bryson Allen-Williams said.
A fearless and vicious fighter taking on an aging boxer who hasn't fought in nearly two years, McGregor's best shot at a victory will be connecting with a thundering left hand like the one that dropped Jose Aldo 13 seconds into their UFC featherweight championship fight. "After 21 years I've been hit with everything and I'm still right here".