Mayweather vs. McGregor: Keys to Victory

McGregor

If you didn’t know who Conor McGregor was, you probably do now. The UFC star’s rapid rise to global stardom was highlighted as the colorful Irishman somewhat stole the show as he and boxing’s long-time pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. embarked on a world tour to promote their upcoming super-fight. The boxing bout, which will see this generation’s best boxer take on the biggest name in mixed martial arts, will take place on August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. While many have dismissed the fight as a…

A better opponent for Conor McGregor? ¡Sí!

Recently, rumors have circulated about a potential boxing match between UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor and former five-division boxing champion Floyd Mayweather (which two of the panelists on Friday’s episode of ESPN’s Around the Horn predicted McGregor would win). For my money, the fight is never going to happen. Mayweather is retired (a word that doesn’t mean much in combat sports, I know), and McGregor is still under contract with the UFC, who would undoubtedly use their veto power to prevent the fight from happening. But as long as we’re throwing…