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Floyd Mayweather could fight in MMA, – Conor McGregor

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Floyd Mayweather could fight in MMA, - Conor McGregor

UFC suoerstar, Conor McGregor has suggested that Floyd Mayweather has all it takes to transition into MMA.

McGregor was TKO’ed in the 10th round of his boxing debut by Mayweather last weekend in Las Vegas and has now paid tribute to his conqueror.

Floyd Mayweather could fight in MMA, - Conor McGregor

“Strong in the clinch. Great understanding of frames and head position. He has some very strong tools he could bring into an MMA game for sure.

Just coming back around after a whirlwind couple of days. Thank you to all the fans for the support of the fight and the event! Without your support we as fighters are nothing so I thank you all! Thank you to my team of coaches and training partners! I had an amazing team and It truly was an amazing and enjoyable camp, and honestly I feel with just a little change in certain areas of the prep, we could have built the engine for 12 full rounds under stress, and got the better result on the night. Getting to 12 rounds alone in practice was always the challenge in this camp. We started slowly getting to the 12 and decreasing the stress in the rounds the closer it got to 12. I think for the time we had, 10 weeks in camp, it had to be done this way. If I began with a loaded 12 rounds under much stress I would have only hit a brick wall and lost progress as a result and potentially not made the fight. A little more time and we could have made the 12 cleanly, while under more stress, and made it thru the later rounds in the actual fight. I feel every decision we made at each given time was the correct decision, and I am proud of everyone of my team for what we done in the short time that we done it. 30 minutes was the longest I have fought in a ring or cage or anywhere. Surpassing my previous time of 25 minutes. I am happy for the experience and happy to take all these great lessons with me and implement them into my camp going forward. Another day another lesson! Congrats to Floyd on a well fought match. Very experienced and methodical in his work. I wish him well in retirement. He is a heck of a boxer. His experience, his patience and his endurance won him this fight hands down. I always told him he was not a fighter but a boxer. But sharing the ring with him he is certainly a solid fighter. Strong in the clinch. Great understanding of frames and head position. He has some very strong tools he could bring into an MMA game for sure. Here is a toast of whiskey to everyone involved in this event and everyone who enjoyed it! Thank you to you all! Onto the next one!

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“Very experienced and methodical in his work. I wish him well in retirement. He is a heck of a boxer. His experience, his patience and his endurance won him this fight hands down.”

Mayweather has however insisted his 50th consecutive win will definitely be his last, while McGregor remains the UFC lightweight champion.

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Tyson Fury Cleared to Resume Boxing

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Tyson Fury tests positive for cocaine

Tyson Fury Cleared to Resume Boxing

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury who tested positive to a banned steroid in February 2015,  has been cleared to continue his boxing career after accepting a backdated two-year doping ban.

Despite accepting the backdated two year ban, Tyson Fury  whose last match was a victory over Wladimir Klitschko in 2015 blamed the dope result on eating uncastrated wild boar.

The new development means that Tyson will be free to return to the ring as soon as he regains his boxing licence from the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC), whom have also accepted the outcome.

 

Following the decision, Fury wasted no time to call out the reigning IBF and WBA heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua, saying “where you at boy? I’m coming for you punk“.

Anthony Joshua successfully defended his world titles in October, while the other two world belts are held by American Deontay Wilder and New Zealand’s Joseph Parker.

 

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Boxing Champ, Anthony Joshua Goes Training on Top of Burj Al Arab (See Photos)

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Boxing Heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua seems to be working on his endurance and more as he was pictured on Wednesday morning working out on top of the luxurious hotel, Burj Al Arab in Dubai.

Wearing adoring white shorts, boots, and gloves, Anthony Joshua also showed off his amazing body physique for the camera.

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Deontay Wilder Can’t Wait to Dethrone Anthony Joshua

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Deontay Wilder Can't Wait to Dethrone Anthony Joshua

American professional boxer, Deontay Wilder has over and over again called out Anthony Joshua, and in fact this time pleaded with his rival not to delay a potential match-up.

Even though there are rumours that Joshua is trying hard to avoid the American but there are also gists of on going talks between Joshua and Wilder’s camp in what will be a world heavyweight championship unification fight “this week”.

The reigning WBC champion Wilder has confirmed the on going negotiations but pleads with the IBF and WBA ‘super’ champion Joshua not to keep him waiting for to long.

According to Wilder;

“We have them in a corner and we are going to smoke them out, and make them fight us,”.

“I don’t want to hear about Joseph Parker. Everybody wants Wilder vs Joshua right now, why wait? Anything could happen to either of us, that’s life. You’ll make the people miss out on the biggest fight in the world.

“Anything I say, the response is from Eddie Hearn, not Joshua. My message is to Joshua: I am ready.

Deontay Wilder Can't Wait to Dethrone Anthony Joshua

“Eddie is scared of this fight. He wanted me to fight Dillian Whyte instead of Joshua. I would have no problem fighting a peasant like Dillian Whyte but I want Joshua at the other end of the bridge, when I cross it.

“How long does it take him to get ready, physically and mentally? He’ll need the time. I’m ready now.

“I just want to find out who is the best. I want to prove that I am the best. If people say Joshua is the best, I want him right now. I declare war.

“I talk my talk to walk my walk – I mean every word I say, and I say what I mean. I will knock Joshua out. Don’t wait, make the date, mate.”

The American is unbeaten in 39 matches after successfully defending his WBC belt against Bermane Stiverne last weekend, days after IBF champion Joshua extended his record to 20-0 by beating Carlos Takam.

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