When the dust finally settles, $100m Conor McGregor can't lose

Bomber told Sky Sports he would fight the Manchester UFC star should the opportunity arise

Ahead of his historic boxing fight against the legendary Floyd Mayweather Jr. "I wouldn't count a fight like this as a "fight". McGregor has been talking a great fight in press conferences and predicts he'll put Mayweather on the canvas by the fourth round.

Manuwa, who's now the fifth ranked light heavyweight in the UFC and has been pushing for a boxing match against Haye, feels quite differently.

It was McGregor shouting the odds and picking the fight. "I believe first-round KO in 8-ounce gloves".

If the heavily favored Mayweather (49-0, 26 KOs) defeats McGregor in the UFC superstar's boxing debut at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the Grand Rapids, Michigan, native will move into second place among American-born boxers for the most wins to start a career without a loss.

But in granting McGregor his biggest payday to date (he's expected to make more than $100 million), White has taken a huge risk. While his punches' success in the UFC is undoubted, their effectiveness in boxing will be questioned, especially against a specialist like Mayweather.

He then went on to talk about McGregor's sparring partner, Paul Malignaggi, who had quite a few things to say about the Dubliner.

A McGregor representative said his fighter has been about 160 pounds in training camp and would likely enter the ring somewhere around that weight after making the 154-pound limit the day before.

One singer who may be in attendance is Justin Bieber. McGregor, whose "Dance for me, boy!" line prompted accusations of racism earlier in the tour, came out with a cringeworthy diatribe on how he couldn't be racist because he was "half-black from the waist down".

'Is McGregor going to throw a kick because, obviously when he resorts to boxing and realises he is no match for Mayweather, what will he do? "I am in a league of my own, and I'll prove that August 26". The 40-year-old Mayweather just doesn't like to compare what he has done to Marciano's career.

Whether or not buyers will get something worth the $100 they'll be paying is another matter.

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