Everyone and anyone has voiced their opinion on the potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight, including Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator and combat sports guru Joe Rogan. While Rogan admits that Mayweather obviously has better boxing skills than “Notorious,” he explains how McGregor’s “touch of death” and physical size could give him a better chance inside the ring than most would think. But according to Rogan, if the two happened to meet in a real fight, the odds of Mayweather overcoming an array of fighting abilities would be astronomically staggering.
“In a boxing match if you have $100 and you have to bet on someone the odds are most certainly going to favor Floyd Mayweather because it’s a boxing match,” said Rogan during a recent episode of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast. “If it’s a fight, it would be 100 million to one that Conor McGregor would [expletive] him up.
“I mean I’m not exaggerating. Of course, I’m exaggerating. No one would give you those kinds of odds but it would definitely be something ridiculous if it was a fight. If it was a fight, a MMA fight, it would be 100 million to one.”
So you’re saying there’s a chance?
Unfortunately for McGregor and anyone looking to make a quick $100 million, Mayweather is not stepping inside of the Octagon anytime soon. He’s glued to the boxing ring and for good reason. Mayweather is the best boxer of his generation and will most likely starch “Notorious” on arrival.
“Mayweather is a much better boxer. There’s just no doubt about it,” said Rogan. “He’s one of the greatest boxers, if not the greatest boxer that’s ever lived. Even though he’s smaller, you’re talking about a completely different level of skill. A complete different understanding of the subtle nuances of boxing, but that said, Conor McGregor is not incompetent. He’s very dangerous.
“Floyd Mayweather is a much better boxer, but Conor McGregor is dangerous as [expletive] and he has a really deceptive ability to move in and move out. He can cover distance very quickly. He can do so in a weird way. He can do so in a way where he might stun you. He might stun you and he might catch you early and he hits really [expletive] hard. If Floyd can figure him out and start using his jab and using his movement. Floyd has traditionally had problems with southpaws, but he’s never lost to one.”
Only time will tell if McGregor can find a home for his legendary left hand as he looks to journey over into the world of boxing. Mayweather, on the other hand, will do his best to maintain his epic undefeated record and push the envelope to 50-0.
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