Mayweather vs McGregor: Conor McGregor says he will change face of boxing by beating Floyd Mayweather:
Conor McGregor has told Sky Sports News HQ he will change the face of boxing by beating Floyd Mayweather.
The Mixed Martial Arts supremo was in a confident and cheerful mood in front of a full SSE Wembley Arena on Friday evening, on the last leg of the World Press Tour for their August 26 fight.
McGregor, who was celebrating his 29th birthday, had the crowd behind him and made it clear that he will not only beat Mayweather but replace him as the sport’s biggest star. More: http://www.skysports.com/
Click Debate: Has the Mayweather vs. McGregor World Tour changed fight promotion forever?
NEW YORK — Fight promotion as we used to know it is dead. Dirt has been heaped onto it by a diamond-encrusted shovel with the words “F*ck you” emblazoned on the handle.
For all the cringeworthy moments, over-the-top excess and borderline offensive speech (some not so borderline), there was one thing likely very clear to executives from Showtime, Mayweather Promotions and the UFC when they hopped onto planes Saturday in London to return home. More: https://www.mmafighting.com
Floyd Mayweahter and Conor McGregor doing more harm than good:
WHEN Floyd Mayweather’s fight with UFC star Conor McGregor was announced last month, most of the boxing world either shrugged or cringed.
Those looking for positives suggested casual fans who haven’t been exposed to boxing might become enchanted with the sport.
Well, after four stops of the Mayweather-McGregor world tour, it is time to cringe. Mayweather-McGregor quickly has turned into some kind of bad vaudeville act resorting to gutter language to promote a bout that everyone already knows about. It is billed as a boxing match. But what we’ve seen so far has little to do with boxing. More: http://www.news.com.au/