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Conor McGregor’s father: Combat sports in for ‘seismic shock’ on night of Floyd Mayweather fight

August 12th, 2017 at 8:03 PM
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Las Vegas is in for something Earth-shaking next month, according to Conor McGregor‘s father.

Tony McGregor told Ariel Helwani on a recent edition of The MMA Hour that the combat sports world is in for a “seismic shock” Aug. 26 when his son takes on Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match at T-Mobile Arena. Those who are expecting Mayweather to handle McGregor, the UFC champion and neophyte pro boxer, will be stunned, he said.

“The boxing fraternity, they wrote Conor off,” Tony McGregor said. “No one in the boxing world is giving him a chance. I think what Conor is going to produce in the T-Mobile on the 26th is nothing short of a seismic shock. It’s going to reverberate right through the whole unarmed combat world. While Mayweather was the best fighter in the world â?? no one can take that away from him â?? on the 26th of August, he’s going to be the second best fighter in the world. There can only be one No. 1.”

Tony McGregor said he knew that his son would be fighting Mayweather way back before Christmas, but he couldn’t say anything about it until it officially came together last month. The idea that Conor was able to make this happen, he said, despite all the obstacles in the way â?? his contract with the UFC, etc. â?? is still awesome to him.

“The entire thing was fabricated by Conor McGregor,” …

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