Was it that close? Was Conor McGregor a half second away from making 49-1 a reality? In hindsight and in foresight from combat sports experts, McGregor only chance of dethroning Floyd Mayweather was an early flurry of punches.
40 years old or not, the UFC champion was never going to beat Mayweather in a marathon; not in his pro debut, not after he had 10 pro boxing bouts under his belt.
Check out Mystic Mac best punch of the fight, a counter uppercut that pops the head of Money Mayweather. So close, yet so far from making history.
— FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) August 27, 2017