Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor Boxing was made official, iconic bookmaker Jimmy Vaccaro and the oddsmaking crew at the South Point sportsbook in Las Vegas opened Mayweather massive -2,700 (1-27) favorite over McGregor Fight.
That’s when the best pound Three pound fighter of his boxing generation comes out of retirement to box Ultimate Boxing Championship Lightweight world champion, Conor McGregor in a 154-pound bout scheduled for 12, three-minute rounds. It’s a spectacle like never before, with Fight and mixed martial arts putting their most bankable stars in a ring together to create a blockbuster, record-breaking PPV event.
But Cortez, 73 says he was forced to step in after tensions flared during an 12-round knock between former world champ Malignaggi and The Notorious One.
It was the real thing, I had to stop the action, say, You guys are a little out of control here, you got to stop this’he explained to RUSH 93.You know, they got a little rough. They were both roughing each other up and I had to stop the action like it was a regular Boxing.
Sky Sports, on the back of announcing the deal, debuted their promo video for the record-breaking Boxing on Sky Sports News yesterday, and it is fantastic.
The video weaves through the feud between the two to the tune of ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ by Nirvana, and ends on McGregor saying the Fight world will not know what hit it when he enters the squared circle professionally for the first time.
The unknown is arguably one of McGregor best weapons heading into the Aug. 26 Fight match at T-Phone Arena, and he doesn’t intend to waste that.
But Roddy, McGregor striking coach for more than a decade, is happy with the progress being made.
Conor is killing it in sparring. He’s not getting touched, you know what I mean? Roddy told ESPN News. He can do as many rounds as we want because he doing so well.
A prominent Las Vegas odds service considered the bout basically an exhibition and advised its bookmaking clients not to even bother taking bets on it because Tyson was too big of a favorite; generating any sort of two-way action could be an issue. Vaccaro went for it anyway, opening Tyson as a -2,700 favorite.
Meanwhile, Brock Lesnar has responded to Jon Jones UFC 214 call out issuing the new light-heavyweight world champion a chilling warning.
Watch Conor McGregor is the biggest individual star Ireland as ever had – and if he beats Mayweather he will become the biggest in the world.
Last week I was saying how popular Katie Taylor is, but this guy is something different.
A fired up Jones called out the former heavyweight king after his third-round KO victory over Daniel Cormier.
He said Brock Lesnar, if you want to know what it feels like to get your ass kicked by a guy who weighs 40lbs less than you, meet me in the Octagon