Conor McGregor sat on Conan O’Brien’s talk-show set two years ago and told the comedian he would “dismantle” Floyd Mayweather should he ever get the chance to oppose him in the boxing ring. On Wednesday, he doubled down on that claim.
UFC president Dana White believes that Mayweather-McGregor will sell over 4.9 million pay-per-view buys, a number he said on a conference call was set in the Las Vegas books.
On a conference call ahead of his fight with Floyd Mayweather, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor said he feels “discarded” by the boxing world. McGregor says he plans to earn their respect come August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena.
The Nevada Athletic Commission granted the request of Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor to fight with 8-ounce gloves instead of 10-ounce ones when they meet Aug. 26 at T-Mobile Arena.