Quote: Mayweather Will Knock McGregor Out in Three Rounds or Less

Who cares if Conor Mc Gregor beats Floyd Mayweather? The Irishman has already won

When the two touch gloves at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas there will definitely be plenty of buzz surrounding the fight.

Conor McGregor has taken his "notorious" predictive powers to the next level ahead of the biggest fight of his combat sports career.

"Conor doesn't have to beat him to disrupt boxing, he just needs to compete with him".

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The former world amateur champion, who was recently released by Team GB, is the latest emerging star to join Floyd Mayweather's growing stable. Amidst boxing's never-ending "GOAT" debate, the 40 year-old Mayweather is an undeniable candidate.

"You're supposed to stand behind your man. Stand behind the fighter that you believe in", Mayweather said about McGregor's supporters. After that McGregor went on to sweep all before him in the UFC featherweight division with wins over Max Holloway, Diego Brandao, Dustin Poirier, Dennis Siver and Chad Mendes before beating the undefeated champion Jose Aldo to unify the 145-pound belt.

In fact, the only thing he's better at than promoting is actually fighting, so you know the undercard of the upcoming superfight between "Money" and Conor McGregor will have to live up to the hype the main event is creating. What if Conor instinctively threw a kick or elbow that badly hurt or KO'd Floyd? On June 14, it was officially announced that McGregor's fantastical dream, a boxing showdown with 49-0 legend Floyd Mayweather Jr., would become a reality on August 26.

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White has been in an extremely small minority of people who are giving McGregor a chance. Both parties are very happy.

United States television network Showtime holds the broadcast rights to the PPV fight and so McGregor will fight under a separate promotion form the UFC, meaning he will not be beholden to the UFC's exclusive apparel deal with the brand, which sees all its athletes wear Reebok apparel during competition. Not knockout artist GGG? "That's an untapped part of the market that not even Mayweather-Pacquiao touched".

The first whiff of a match between the two superstar fighters came off the back of a playful question posed to McGregor by American talk-show host Conan O'Brian, about whether the Irishman would ever consider switching sports.

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