SportScience Breaks Down Mayweather-McGregor…And Why McGregor Has NO CHANCE

Kelly Massey
July 2, 2017

The best fighter of his generation (Mayweather) taking on an MMA star who's making his pro boxing debut (McGregor) is a contest that has people salivating about the possibility of McGregor pulling off the greatest upset in sports history.

"I think they've put a massive amount of pressure on Mayweather's shoulders that Conor will thrive off", he said.

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have given fight fans an inside look at their training for August's fight - on social media. We are, too. It would be a real shame if the fight ended up being a total dud, as some people are predicting.

Click on the video above to watch the duo in training.

"As a matter of fact, I'm not the same fighter I was 5 years ago, I'm just an old legend putting in work in 16oz gloves".

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Even well away from his prime Mayweather is risky, and his speed and accuracy might just prove too much for McGregor.

The UFC star will be making his debut in the sport and, coming up against one of the best fighters of all time in Mayweather, means many in the boxing world forebode a hard night for the Irishman.

"You know what Conor told me?"

McGregor, for its part, published a one-minute video in which we see him hit a bag a lot heavier, shouting, "All day".

By contrast, McGregor has never had a professional boxing match - but the loud-mouthed Dubliner has managed to talk his way into the biggest payday of his career with a lucrative showdown against Money Mayweather. Does this seem like a fair fight?

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