Conor McGregor says he will prove the doubters wrong and knock Floyd Mayweather out “inside four rounds” when the two go head-to-head on August 27.
UFC star McGregor has agreed to take on Mayweather in a boxing contest and many are questioning the Irishman’s decision to go up against arguably the greatest boxer in history.
Victory for the undefeated American would take his record to 50-0 and, statistically, make him the best fighter in the sport, surpassing the joint-record he currently holds with the legendary Rocky Marciano.
‘Money’ is the firm 1.14 favourite to pick up the win, a draw is priced at 29.00 while his opponent is a 5.50 chance to cause what would be a big upset.
Mayweather, 40, has come out of retirement for this bout but, despite his last fight coming against Andre Berto nearly two years ago, many are predicting he will have little trouble in triumphing in Las Vegas this month against an opponent who is a mixed martial arts expert and not purely a boxer.
However, reigning UFC Lightweight Champion McGregor is of a different opinion and the outspoken, controversial character has vowed to stop his opponent at the T-Mobile Arena.
“I am always told I can’t do this, I can’t do that. I feel when someone tells you, you can’t do something, that’s when you must do something,” he said in the second episode of Showtime’s All Access.
“I am going to stop this man. There’s no doubt in my mind. This man will be unconscious inside four rounds.”
McGregor was sparring with former boxer Paulie Malignaggi in preparation for the fight but the latter left after becoming unhappy with pictures posted on social media that appeared to show him being knocked out by the Irishman in the ring.
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