God don’t make mistakes and God only made one thing perfect and that’s my boxing record.” With a 49-0 record in Floyd Mayweather side, the fight set for August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vega between the undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather and the UFC world champion Connor McGregor started to get heated. The fight was confirmed last Wednesday when McGregor tweeted “THE FIGHT IS ON”. It certainly heated up the social media interactions awaken many types of comments.
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Mayweather is the favorite to win the fight by bookmakers around the world. His record supports him, while McGregor has never been involved in a boxing match. There has not been a financial detail, but both parts insisted they were satisfied with the negotiations. McGregor will be looking to pull off one of the biggest surprises in the history of boxing, by winning against Mayweather in his first professional boxing competition. The fight will be contested under boxing rules and not in a type of hybrid rules. The fight will be one of the most valuables fights of all-times, with an estimated net cash of $475m.
26 of the 49 victories of Mayweather are by knockouts, one of the finest records in the history of boxing. Considered by ESPN as one of the greatest pound for pound boxers of the last 25 years. McGregor in the other side maintains a records of 21-3, and is the first fighter in the history of UFC to hold titles in two weight divisions simultaneously. The Irishman had only lost by submission, he has never been knocked out. The last time he boxed was when he was 16 years old. It is predictable that if the battle gets to round 6-7 the advantage will be in Mayweather hands.