Mayweather McGregor: Good for combat sports?

Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather Jr - Since Floyd Mayweather and Connor McGregor first started jawing with each other this writer had a feeling that this fight will be made. Criticism of the fight not-withstanding the financial windfall of said fight could possibly exceed the record breaking receipts of the 2014 Mayweather/Pacquiao fight!

Since Floyd Mayweather and Connor McGregor first started jawing with each other this writer had a feeling that this fight will be made. Criticism of the fight not-withstanding the financial windfall of said fight could possibly exceed the record breaking receipts of the 2014 Mayweather/Pacquiao fight!

When talking with fellow combat sports writers, I predict 6M-8M PPV buys, considering boxing and MMA fans combined. I also predict a very tough match for the 40 year old Mayweather facing an in his prime 28 year old McGregor.

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Mayweather should fight Golovkin

Floyd Mayweather Jr, Gennady Golovkin - This is not an article criticizing or slamming Floyd Mayweather Jr. Floyd's 20 years in the professional ring speak for themselves!

This is not an article criticizing or slamming Floyd Mayweather Jr. Floyd’s 20 years in the professional ring speak for themselves!

Understandably when you hear rumors of Floyd’s return and the $100M plus payday he’s expecting for his 50th fight without a loss, as a fight fan you want to pay for a fight where Floyd faces a formidable foe.

Floyd’s not going to get $100M for Keith “One Time” Thurman, Adrien “The Problem” Broner, “Showtime” Shawn Porter or IBF welterweight champion Kell “Special K” Brook. Nobody wants to see him in a rematch against Manny “Paccman” Pacquiao.

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Is Floyd Mayweather talking up a comeback fight against GGG?

Floyd Mayweather Jr - Lately the recently retired Floyd Mayweather Jr. has said in interviews that GGG would be/would've been easy work for him if they'd fight/fought.

Lately the recently retired Floyd Mayweather Jr. has said in interviews that GGG would be/would’ve been easy work for him if they’d fight/fought.

Prior to this Mayweather always dismissed the Khazakstan fighter as ‘not at his level’.

In this writer’s opinion it’s no coincidence that the Al Haymon advised fighter Dominic Wade will be fighting GGG next. I’m positive Floyd Sr. and Roger will be watching this fight with eagle eyes looking for weaknesses and strategies they can put together, prior to consulting ‘Lil’ Floyd as to whether a fight against GGG is feasible/winnable.

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Floyd says he has no desire to lace them up again?

Floyd Mayweather Jr - As a Floyd Mayweather fan I must applaud him on a successful pugilistic career. That being said, I know, actually we all know, at some point Floyd is going to return to the ring to put that 50th notch on his belt. I don't believe his retirement gig!

As a Floyd Mayweather fan I must applaud him on a successful pugilistic career. That being said, I know, actually we all know, at some point Floyd is going to return to the ring to put that 50th notch on his belt. I don’t believe his retirement gig!

He said during a recent interview that he could squash the May 7, 2016 bout between Canelo and Amir Khan by calling up Danny Garcia and proposing a fight for that same date. Nothing could be further from the truth then this verbal gestation, nobody would pay their hard-earned dollars, pesos, rubles, pounds or whatever to see this miss-match. Nice try Mr. Mayweather, nice try.

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Is Floyd Mayweather considering fighting GGG?

Floyd Mayweather Jr, Gennady Golovkin - The latest going around on the net is the verbal sparring between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Khazakstan's own GGG. GGG has said he's confident of beating Mayweather should they meet September 12, 2015. Mayweather has responded saying that "GGG has never fought a top opponent in his whole career"!

The latest going around on the net is the verbal sparring between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Khazakstan’s own GGG. GGG has said he’s confident of beating Mayweather should they meet September 12, 2015. Mayweather has responded saying that “GGG has never fought a top opponent in his whole career”!

GGG is lobbying to be Mayweather’s opponent for what will likely be the Las Vegan’s last fight of his career. Fan interest will be at an all-time high should this fight be made cause many fight fans buy a Mayweather PPV in hopes of seeing Floyd Mayweather LOSE and this fight would be extra special considering that Mayweather will be ‘equaling’ Rocky Marciano’s record by winning.

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Why Floyd Mayweather will Win Part II

Floyd Mayweather Jr, Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao - In an earlier article almost 2 months ago this writer outlined in simple terms why Floyd Mayweather would win. After a few weeks of training, back and forth trash talk between the two camps, a clear winner is coming into focus - prefight. After all, fights have been won before the two combatants ever entered the ring.

In an earlier article almost 2 months ago this writer outlined in simple terms why Floyd Mayweather would win. After a few weeks of training, back and forth trash talk between the two camps, a clear winner is coming into focus – prefight. After all, fights have been won before the two combatants ever entered the ring.

In the first article I surmised that ‘weight’ not ‘pressure’ affects Mayweather most and that against Pacquiao, Mayweather won’t be at a weight disadvantage on fight night. I also said that “styles make fights”, and disputed the claim that “punchers are born not made”.

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Ariza may work out for Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather Jr, Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao - The reports coming out of the Mayweather Boxing Club, have Floyd showing more punching power while sparring than he's had in the recent past. Jeff Mayweather, uncle of the P4P king has spoken about a recent 3 round sparring session between Mayweather and Zab Judah, that his nephew dominated and "beat Judah up". Reports from a couple of weeks back had Mayweather stopping a sparring partner with a body shot. Uncle Jeff said he initially believed that his nephew brought former Pacquiao strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza in as psychological ploy against the Pacquiao camp.

The reports coming out of the Mayweather Boxing Club, have Floyd showing more punching power while sparring than he’s had in the recent past. Jeff Mayweather, uncle of the P4P king has spoken about a recent 3 round sparring session between Mayweather and Zab Judah, that his nephew dominated and “beat Judah up”. Reports from a couple of weeks back had Mayweather stopping a sparring partner with a body shot. Uncle Jeff said he initially believed that his nephew brought former Pacquiao strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza in as psychological ploy against the Pacquiao camp.

What’s funny here is that Ariza is now doing strength and conditioning training for Floyd Mayweather. What’s also funny is how suspicious many of the Mayweather naysayers (haters) have become regarding that relationship. I say funny because the inference is that Ariza could be up to no good, even though it was great when Ariza worked for Pacquiao.

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Why Floyd Mayweather will win!

Floyd Mayweather Jr, Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao - Opinions are like...personalities, everybody has one. With the big fight on course for May 2, 2015, every soothsayer, naysayer, trainer, manager and critic is prognosticating the winner. Some have it a 50/50 fight, the rest are firmly on the Pacquiao bandwagon or the "Money" bandwagon. Freddie Roach has even injected some psychological warfare into the mix claiming that Roger Mayweather is a better trainer than Floyd Mayweather Sr. - causing a little discord in the Mayweather camp can't hurt.

Opinions are like…personalities, everybody has one. With the big fight on course for May 2, 2015, every soothsayer, naysayer, trainer, manager and critic is prognosticating the winner. Some have it a 50/50 fight, the rest are firmly on the Pacquiao bandwagon or the “Money” bandwagon. Freddie Roach has even injected some psychological warfare into the mix claiming that Roger Mayweather is a better trainer than Floyd Mayweather Sr. – causing a little discord in the Mayweather camp can’t hurt.

I’m now going to tell you why Floyd Mayweather will win and easier than most think he will.

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Mayweather/Pacquiao: Just the Facts!

Floyd Mayweather Jr, Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao - As a writer, I usually wait until right before a big fight to drop a few lines regarding the underlying mechanisms that make both fighters tick. As an electrical engineer in everyday life, facts that lead to successful systems and processes must be processed immediately for the sake of expediency. The fight that most if not all boxing fans have been waiting for being made has renewed this writers enthusiasm, so I write.

As a writer, I usually wait until right before a big fight to drop a few lines regarding the underlying mechanisms that make both fighters tick. As an electrical engineer in everyday life, facts that lead to successful systems and processes must be processed immediately for the sake of expediency. The fight that most if not all boxing fans have been waiting for being made has renewed this writers enthusiasm, so I write.

First of all hats off to both fighters for making this fight especially Floyd Mayweather. Mayweather must be congratulated for silencing the verbal misinformation, meeting with Pacquiao and making sure that all of the i’s dotted and t’s crossed during negotiations enabling BOTH fighters to earn the biggest paydays of their careers.

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