Andrew Chapman Jr. | Analyzed Sports
For the Love of Money
On Aug. 26th many red-blooded Americans will rush to pay to watch a fiery Irish man and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Box. Or so we are told. This match is more of a show in the vein of pro wrestling. Old WWF style. Long on talk long on flash, and some say short on a fight. The bout promises enough money to get Floyd to come out of a 2-year retirement while offering McGregor his biggest payday of his career.
The UFC professional is a showman and beloved in his native Ireland. Floyd, on the other hand, is a man who many love to hate, because of his money Mayweather persona. Many boxing fans across the country, would like to see Floyd Mayweather Jr. either beat or tested. If you believe a recent interview Mayweather says he’s a step slower. Do we believe that the best scientific boxer is worried? I don’t think so.
“He believes it’s not gonna go past four, and I believe that it’s not gonna go the distance at all,” Mayweather said. “He feels one way, I feel another way. We’re both confident in our skills.”
The fight breaks down like this. Floyd has the upper hand in defense endurance durability and experience. McGregor leads in power and youth. I mean when the last time Floyd knocked a man out? So what do we expect on Aug. 26th.? A fight, a circus, an experience, or all of the above?
“This isn’t just a fight; this is an event, Mayweather stated. “We both owe the fans and everyone tuning in a lot of excitement. That’s what we’re there to give them.”
We’ll just have to wait and see. Only in America.