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"As a fighter I'm not really interested in watching it because McGregor has no experience in boxing and we all know what's going to take place", said Alvarez, who lost a one-sided decision to Mayweather at age 22 in 2013. The Westgate Las Vegas Super Book has McGregor as the underdog at +500 and Mayweather listed as a -700 favorite to win the bout.

Dana White has gone on record saying that Nate Diaz doesn't "need" to fight in the UFC ever again after the pay-day he got for his second fight with Conor McGregor, but that may change if he is judged to have acted unfairly in the dismissal of his former agents. They have the benefit of knowing that they are promoting a serious fight, one fans have begged for over the past 18 months and one that has historic and pound-for-pound significance. He said the fight will do just fine even if it is competing for fan attention and money with the freak show so close to it.

Nate Diaz is yet to fight since the rematch in August, 2016 and has remained coy on his future plans to fight in the organisation as he clearly feels he is worth more than he has been offered since defeating Conor McGregor. Fellow boxer Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, who is set to fight on September 16 isn't too enthused about the future bout.

When it comes to big fight atmospheres Ricky Hatton knows more than most. I certainly don't! Floyd has been too shrewd for his entire 21-year professional career. Laugh all you want, but if Floyd Mayweather were fighting IBF heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua on August 26th, I'd pick Mayweather to win, and I'd go one further and even bet on him.

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Mayweather is no stranger to professional wrestling having stolen the show at No Way Out in March 2008.

I don't blame Conor McGregor for going through with this charade.

"This [Mayweather-McGregor] is not for fighters, but business", said the 35-year-old Kazakh. And on top of that, I think McGregor will be able to claim victory after the event. One thing Conor McGregor is, is entertaining, and it's amusing that you say it's sports entertainment. I beat him." He added: "I be trying to tell ya'll ...

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