McGregor can use one MMA move on Mayweather, says Showtime exec

Floyd Mayweather Vs Conor McGregor: Just a fraction of US bets will be made legally

Stephen Espinoza, executive vice president of Showtime Sports, which will promote the Mayweather-McGregor fight on pay-per-view, said McGregor can use the "superman punch". When I'm asked to recite the names of some of the greatest fighters I've seen circa 1964-2017, Floyd Mayweather never comes to mind.

Now that Floyd Mayweather Jr. has come out of retirement, even if it's for a mismatch against a mixed martial artist, the hope among some within the boxing industry is that Mayweather will remain active after August 26.

But Ballengee claims things got icy between the two sides in July 2016 - right after sealing the deal for Nate to fight Conor at UFC 202 in August. "I think a superman punch is well within the rules", he said in an interview on Fight Hype. But his fight against McGregor could be a bit more physical. And now you have Canelo Alvarez vs GGG.

If that scenario unfolds, and Alvarez defeats Golovkin in a middleweight title fight that doesn't warrant a rematch, a Mayweather-Alvarez rematch might become a marketable option for Mayweather. The one thing it will be, beyond a shadow of a doubt, is entertaining. I certainly don't! Floyd has been too shrewd for his entire 21-year professional career. "It's going to be an easy, one-sided boxing match for Mayweather, so I'm really not interested".

"If you want to watch a true fight, a true boxing fight, like a classic fight, welcome to September 16th", Golovkin said.

"You gotta know when to go", said Mayweather. The 40-year-old fighter has never lost a fight and carries a record of 49 wins overall. "I'd invite both guys to showcase what they do on Monday Night RAW because there is no bigger platform that they can have to show the world, and tell the world, who they are and why they're the man". One thing Conor McGregor is, is entertaining, and it's amusing that you say it's sports entertainment.

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