UFC Star Conor Mcgregor Reflects On His Epic Fight With Floyd Mayweather
Last year around this time UFC star Conor Mcgregor and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather cross gloves in ‘money fight’, where Mayweather comes out victorious after defeating Irishman and stretched his perfect career record to 50-0.
Many boxing pundits and analysts didn’t give much of a chance to McGregor, despite all the wagging tongues he put on quite a show, coming hard at Mayweather and showed a stronger jab than many expected from the MMA, even took over the early rounds.
The blockbuster fight between two superstars did record-breaking gates and pay-per-view (PPV) figures, took combat sports to the next level, and both got rich in the process.
Today Mcgregor took to social media and reflected on his epic bout with Mayweather which took place last year at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
“One year ago today I adhered to a load of rules, for a load of riches,” the part-time pugilist revealed on Instagram. “Not today though. Today was no rules. Just a fight. A Proper one. For nothing more than peace, and peace of mind.”
In the wake of Mcgregor’s super fight with pugilist Mayweather, many MMA fighters starting to contemplating to cross over to a boxing ring, including Stipe Miocic expressed his interest to box, Anthony Joshua, Jimi Manuwa wants to meet David Haye as well Jose Aldo and Cris Cyborg are also planning transitions to the world of boxing.
Despite being absent from sports for two years, Mcgregor manages to keep his name in the headlines. Irishman sent a shockwave to the world of MMA when he caused chaos at UFC 223 media day, which landed him in jail and eventually ended up accepting the plea deal.
McGregor meanwhile, will make his highly anticipated Octagon return in the main headliner of UFC 229 when he challenges Khabib Nurmagomedov for lightweight title on October 6.