With two weeks remaining until Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather face off in Las Vegas, the list of former opponents and experts appearing on media platforms are growing. Yesterday on the MMA Hour the last man to face Floyd Mayweather, Andre Berto broke down his thoughts on McGregor’s prospects.
“I see Conor coming in there really showing that bravado, showing that cockiness and showing that he’s really there to fight,” Berto said, explaining one possibility. “And somewhat trying to steal the stage from Floyd just with his antics and he kind of gets Floyd into a mind-game situation, has him pulling some type of mistakes and [Mayweather] gets caught with a big shot and gets hurt. And [McGregor] could stop him.”
Conversely, the man Mayweather went 12 rounds with in 2015 can easily see Mayweather breaking down the Dublin born UFC champion.
“Or I see Floyd not playing into any of these antics and being who he is, to stay poised and to stay sharp and let his boxing skills just pick Conor apart,” Berto said. “And either late rounds stop Conor just from the accumulation of shots or maybe cuts or just being beat up, or just outboxing him for 12 rounds and just trying to make him look silly.”
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