Mike Tyson doesn’t believe that Mcgregor can stand against Mayweather
Mike Tyson the legendary heavyweight champion had a clear opinion on the Connor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather match up though he was a little disappointed in the nitty-gritty surrounding the pairing. McGregor is “going to get killed” against Mayweather was his official statement. Follow our Mayweather v McGregor betting tips and predictions here.
Mike Tyson on Barstool Sports Pardon My Take Monday podcast said “Boxing? I got mad because I thought they were going to use MMA rules against boxing because that’s what it’s all about — can the boxer beat the MMA guy? But Conor put his dumb ass in a position where he’s going to get knocked out, because this guy’s been doing this all his life since he was a baby, and Conor can’t kick or grab and stuff. He is not going to stand much of a chance.”
August 26th is going to find probably the greatest match up in boxing history with the reigning UFC Lightweight Champion the 29-year-old Conor McGregor being pitted against the undefeated five times world champion Floyd Mayweather, 40 in a 12 round boxing match at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Get our latest betting tips here.
Matt Hughes has pulled out of coma after June 16 mishaps
Pat Miletich close friend and fellow Hall Of Famer to Hughes who taught Hughes what he knew as he went on to become the first great longtime UFC welterweight champion has always been a reliable source of information into the life of Hughes as he relays the news regarding the horrific June 16th accident.
Miletich says that Hughes has been “surprising the doctors” having pulled through the coma and is on the way to recovery. He has confirmed that he has not met with Hughes in person as only family members are allowed to meet him while he is being treated at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Ill., after the accident.
On the night of June 16th, Matt Hughes truck was rammed on the passenger side by a train traveling at almost 50mph. He suffered a head injury, and doctors believe that quite a bit of rehab is required. But Miltech is sure of another faceoff. “I’m 100 percent sure he’s going to make a full recovery,” he said.
Amanda Serrano considering a move to MMA?
Amanda Serrano a five division champion and one of the best top tier female fighters in the world is now considering a move into the world of Mixed Martial Arts. She was seen last week in action against Edina Kiss on Friday in Puerto Rico where she won by knockout in just three rounds.
“I love boxing. But the money and recognition for women in MMA is better right now,” said Serrano to Jose Sanchez.
And indeed the pay grade difference between the female fighters and their male counterparts is unmistakable. Serrano though, for the time being, is having problems with finding opponents, but her manager believes that she can make her debut in MMA by 2018.