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Morning Report: Matt Brown discredits Conor McGregor’s boxing, doesn’t think Tyron Woodley deserves a title shot

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UFC welterweight Matt Brown spoke out about the McGregor-Mayweather rumors as well as Tyron Woodley’s title shot and his fight with Demian Maia this weekend.

‘The Immortal’ has spoken.

Conor McGregor is the bright burning star around which the MMA world orbits. Since his withdrawal from UFC 200 barely a day has gone by without McGregor stirring up new talking points and last week that talking point came in the form of rumors that McGregor was in talks to box Floyd Mayweather. Though Dana White quickly shot the rumor down, that hasn’t stopped rampant speculation about how such a thing could come to pass and, as with all things McGregor, other professional fighters were asked to comment on the situation.

Matt Brown was one of those fighters. This week, Brown went on SiriusXM Fight Club and spoke with Steve Cofield about Tyron Woodley’s title shot, his upcoming fight with Maia, and McGregor’s chances against Mayweather.

“[Conor McGregor] will never beat Mayweather in his life at boxing. He could train for his whole life, I mean there’s guys like Canelo or Pacquiao – guys who have trained their entire life only boxing – they’re some of the best boxers in the world and didn’t come close to beating Mayweather.

“McGregor’s not even that good of a boxer. I don’t know why people would even think that this fight should be made. It’s insane to me because he’s not even really a good boxer. You have to be an insanely good boxer to even hang with Mayweather. I think it’s kind of disrespectful to Mayweather. You know it’s just a lot of talk … the two of them just want to stay in the news and be relevant still. Maybe if they do make it it’s for a money thing. It’s ….View full article

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