McGregor heavier for Mayweather showdown

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On Friday afternoon, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor hit the scales on the eve on their junior middleweight boxing showdown in Las Vegas. "It comes down to the two competitors going out there and displaying our skills".

Khan is, however, wary of the wider consequences should McGregor secure what would be the unlikeliest of wins on his professional boxing debut against the fighter widely regarded as the finest of the modern era.

Jim Gray of SHOWTIME spoke to McGregor after he successfully made weight and in keeping with tradition, he was terrifyingly brutal in his prediction for the fight.

"He's full of water, that's the worst shape I've ever seen him in", McGregor said.

McGregor added that he would likely weigh around 170 pounds by the time he stepped into the ring on Saturday night.

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Most experts say McGregor, who has never fought in a professional boxing contest, has next to no chance against Mayweather, the 40-year-old former welterweight star who retired in 2015 with a 49-0 record. It won't go the distance. "I just think that's a totally different model and we've been asking that question forever, but I don't think that's going to happen". Walking through the arena toward the stage, he twice was pelted with Irish flags. "Once you became the main event, you stayed the main event, and you stayed the main attraction". Right? But then they gotta go on that chitlin circuit.

After the weigh-in, the two men met face-to-face for the cameras. The boxer said nothing in return, though Mayweather started chuckling when they broke apart. Brandon will have to spring for an elaborate dinner before we all learn the outcome of Mayweather versus McGregor.

The bout will be fought at a catchweight of 154 pounds and both fighters will wear eight-ounce gloves, despite opposition from the Association of Ringside Physicians, who believe the lighter gloves will inflict more punishment.

"We are expecting it to be standing room only very, very quickly into the fight".



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