as mentioned in Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid EmailOscar De La Hoya says that a boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor would be an “embarrassment” for the sport.
He said: “Boxing is boxing and MMA is MMA.
Former world champion De La Hoya believes that it would end up being a no contest if McGregor steps into the right with the former pound-for-pound champ.
Though De La Hoya has offered boxing advice to McGregor.
The two have long been linked with a superbout but De La Hoya, who won ten world titles in six different weight classes in his boxing career, but De La Hoya does not want to see the bout, report the Irish Mirror.
as declared in Advertisement”It would be a joke, it would be an embarrassment for boxing if an MMA fighter were to go into the ring.
“Boxing is boxing and MMA is MMA.
De La Hoya had a boxing glittering career, winning world titles at six different weight divisions and an Olympic gold medal.
McGregor and Mayweather have been engaging in a back and forth for a while about a potential fight, but De La Hoya isn’t convinced.
Or so says Oscar De La Hoya, anyway.
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Floyd Mayweather Working Hard to Sell Matchup Against Conor McGregor as a Fair Fight
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTERSo, I believe I started my breakdown of a possible Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing matchup by calling it a no good, very bad situation for the UFC.
pic.twitter.com/qRjHmUyBtY — SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) February 25, 2017So, all it takes is one very vague question about how much Mayweather “misses competition,” and Floyd goes into a hard Conor McGregor sell?
Mayweather has a point about a possible matchup against McGregor being the fight “fans want to see.” Chances are it would surpass Mayweather vs. Pacquiao in terms of PPV buys.
Boxing gloves vary in weight depending on the weight class.
Meaning, the gloves that McGregor would use in a hypothetical matchup with Mayweather would likely weigh nearly twice as much as the gloves he normally uses.
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