The worlds of boxing and mixed martial arts are never far apart. Especially in recent times, numerous champions and top level boxers have challenged stars of the UFC. Since the turn of 2016, it’s mainly been about Conor McGregor vs. boxing.
First off the UFC featherweight champion got into a verbal war with Floyd Mayweather. Heated social media arguments over racial issues made front page news. Following a brief rumoured fight between the two, things died down a bit.
Conor McGregor vs. Boxing
After the heat between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather turned off, it was pretty much free game for everyone. Beefs with the entire world wrestling entertainment roster and then another boxing champion would emerge.
After feuds with the WWE world blew over, it was time for former WBC world middleweight champion Saul Alvarez. ‘Canelo’ had vacated his belt rather than fight against Gennady Golovkin, and McGregor blasted the Mexican boxer for ‘cherry picking.’
Where does Manny Pacquiao come in to the equation then? The world’s first and only eight-division champion is currently booked to face Jessie Vargas in his 67th professional fight. Why is he being linked to Conor McGregor?
In a video interview from yesterday, Manny Pacquiao revealed all the info about a fight against McGregor…