Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor press conference in London will be the fourth and final stop for a press tour that spanned three countries.The video is expected to begin Friday afternoon from the SSE Arena at 2 p.m. ET.
The Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor superfight will be held Aug. 26 in Las Vegas. Floyd Mayweather will attempt to improve to 50-0 in the fight, while Conor McGregor will try to stun the combat sports world with a win in his first professional boxing fight.
McGregor has never boxed professionally and Mayweather is one of the all-time greats, “Notorious” is basically cramming for an exam, as he now has less than two months to get his pugilistic prowess on point.
Helping him achieve that lofty goal will be Ireland’s own Tiernan Bradley, according to Bloody Elbow, as well as local fighter Jay Byrne, and perhaps more surprisingly, former UFC fighter Dashon Johnson.
Let’s hope their training footage doesn’t turn into another controversy (like this one).
McGregor is the underdog for this fight but is expected to earn a massive payday for his efforts in the “sweet science.” For much more on the Mayweather vs. McGregor showdown click here.
McGregor said he was going to knock Mayweather out in four rounds or less, then made fun of Mayweather’s reported tax issues. Mayweather said he could handle McGregor in the Octagon or the ring, whichever McGregor wants, and then the two screamed at each other for a minute and a half.
With each city, the comments and language grew more immature and tired. If you missed the final leg of the tour in London, consider yourself fortunate. If you’re just masochistic and/or curious, here’s a look at the entire event
The two men had their fourth set of staredowns in as many days. McGregor has been getting more physical with each day and his disposition was its most adversarial on Friday.
Still, there was nothing of major note in this aspect of the event. I guess after three days there wasn’t much else to say to one another in close quarters.
Conor McGregor are doing press conferences this week to promote their upcoming mega-fight, but because we’re talking about Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, these press conferences aren’t like the ones you’re used to seeing.
And after a Tuesday presser on their promo tour that featured more cheap insults than a comedy roast, Mayweather and McGregor will go at it again on Wednesday.
McGregor traded insults once again on Wednesday, this time in Toronto, as they continued their promotional world tour ahead of their bout at the T-Mobile Arena.
The 40-year-old American admitted on Tuesday he was struggling to “push his body” in training as he prepares to return to the ring following a near two-year hiatus, while McGregor predicted he will claim a fourth-round knockout victory.
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. That’s brain damage, from getting hit in the head. He did a lot of boxing when he was young, had his dome rattled.”
– Bellator and the UFC have fight cards scheduled for this weekend. Bellator 181 is tonight from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The main card — which is headlined by Brandon Girtz vs. Derek Campos — will air live on Spike TV.
– UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio (also known as UFC Fight Night 113) is Sunday from The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. That show will air on FOX Sports 1, with two preliminary fights airing on UFC Fight Pass.