Let’s get this out of the way first: The two training videos above show two different exercises. Floyd Mayweather is on the speed bag and showing off for the cameras. Conor McGregor is the heavy bag and working on head drills.
Everyone’s got an opinion on the upcoming megafight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. But South African boxer Chris van Heerden has an opinion that actually matters.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Wednesday he will come out of retirement to face UFC star Conor McGregor in a boxing match on Aug. 26.
Heavyweight boxing crowned a new kingpin on Saturday when British slugger Anthony Joshua stopped former longtime heavyweight champ Wladimir Kltschko in the 11th round after a thrilling back and forth slugfest.
The ongoing saga between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor has just taken a very intriguing turn. During a recent stop on the UK leg of his Undefeated tour, Mayweather announced that he’s coming out of retirement for the sole purpose of getting in the ring with McGregor.
For all the talk that has built up around the putative showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor being about the best pound‑for‑pound boxer of the past quarter of a century taking on the brightest star in the history of mixed martial arts, it is not. It has all the hallmarks of a mismatch. This one, like nearly all the others, is about the money.