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Mayweather: Conor McGregor, as a "Fighter" - is Undefeated!

With his superfight against Conor McGregor a little over a week away, Floyd Mayweather struck a reflective tone as he discussed the risk of coming out of retirement for a massive payday.

Mayweather, who has not fought in nearly two years, needs a win next week to surpass Rocky Marciano’s record and reach 50-0 for his career, while McGregor, who is making his professional boxing debut, is 21-3 in mixed martial arts.

The fight, which the two combatants promoted with a four-city international media tour stretching across three countries, has garnered plenty of interest despite scepticism about how competitive it will be.

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Mayweather, a master defensive technician and tactician, is heavily favoured to win the August 26 (the morning of the 27th on South African time) fight in Las Vegas, but the 40-year-old has said that, on paper, everything leans toward the 29-year-old Irishman, who is taller and has a longer reach.

Mayweather acknowledged the physical demands of training for a fight had become much harder on his body than when in his prime, but said he did not let negative thoughts enter his mind.

Mayweather may be far from his prime, but feels his sheer experience in the ring will carry him through what he says will be his last fight, one that is expected to be the most lucrative event in the history of combat sport.

"Conor McGregor as a fighter, is undefeated. Conor McGregor, standing up as a fighter, is undefeated. Any time Conor McGregor has been defeated, its been on the ground. Standing up, he's undefeated. He's bigger. He's stronger. He has a longer reach. Youth is on his side. With me, I feel, IQ and experience is on my side. He plans on going straight ahead, I plan on straight ahead, it should be an exciting fight," Mayweather told Bernardo Osuna.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by rrayvez on 08-19-2017

[QUOTE=richardt;17962283]The hypocritical moment for him was when he said "I dont do catch weights. These are things I don't do, because I'm not that type of guy, I want a fighter at their best". Never forgot that one.[/QUOTE] that was…

Comment by Redd Foxx on 08-19-2017

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Comment by AdonisCreed on 08-19-2017

Yoooooooo Floyd I know you're trying to sell the fight in all but bro "he's undefeated as a fighter" really I literally seen all three of his defeats via tap out lol what makes it so bad he has tapped…

Comment by richardt on 08-19-2017

[QUOTE=rrayvez;17961809]true, he used the catch weight excuse as to why cotto lost to pac but obviously his real implication was that pac was on roids at that time. He just couldn't outright say that due to that lawsuit at the…

Comment by PhillyPhlash on 08-19-2017

I'll say it again.......I've never seen Floyd try so hard to sell a fight.

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