Who's the best, well known boxer Conor McGregor (0-1) can beat at 154 lbs

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  1. Birmingham

    Birmingham Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    If Diaz can out strike him then its not looking to good for Connor is it with pro boxers
     
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  2. Ph33rknot

    Ph33rknot El gran campeón Mexicano Full Member

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    i was going to say Kahn but only by lucky ko but yea mayorga
     
  3. Ph33rknot

    Ph33rknot El gran campeón Mexicano Full Member

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    probably 40yearold Floyd
     
  4. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

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    I think I'd give McGregor a chance against Ishe Smith. Smith is an old guy with no power and low punch output. Like a worse Floyd.
     
  5. Greb & Papke 707

    Greb & Papke 707 Train by day Joe Rogan podcast by night, all day Full Member

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    Imho in pure boxing he couldn’t beat anyone in the top 20
     
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  6. Jackomano

    Jackomano Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Floyd was clearly carrying McGregor. He let McGregor get away with making a lot of mistakes that he wouldn’t let another boxer get away with. McGregor’s chin was wide open for counters the whole fight and Floyd barely threw any punches.

    McGregor with his star power could make big money doing exhibitions with retired stars from other sports that fans still want to see. However, him jumping in the ring with hungry boxers at 154 or 160 would only end in McGregor getting knocked out.
     
  7. 3rdegree

    3rdegree Active Member Full Member

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    Floyd wouldn't carry a bag of groceries let alone Conor. Take a look at the Tenshin exhibition for an example. Don't think for a moment he wouldn't have done the same to Conor if he had the opportunity.
     
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  8. BoxingPurest

    BoxingPurest Member Full Member

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    Don't think for a moment that if UFC and Dana wasn't involved that fight wouldn't have lasted over a round!! Can you imagine what that would have done to UFC a bigger guy getting smoked in a round,, It would have killed there brand,, Floyd did carry Conor thats a fact!
     
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  9. 3rdegree

    3rdegree Active Member Full Member

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    Since the expectation was that Floyd would easily destroy Conor in a boxing match it wouldn't have detrimentally affected the UFC image or brand.It's ridiculous to assume Floyd allowed Conor to bounce uppercuts off his chin for the sake of UFC.
     
  10. BoxingPurest

    BoxingPurest Member Full Member

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    You might add to no effect,,
     
  11. 3rdegree

    3rdegree Active Member Full Member

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    The body punch that Conor landed late in the fight certainly got Floyd's attention. In fact I seem to recall the referee intervening on Floyd's behalf to give him a chance to recover.
     
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    yes i remember that and remember thinking okay now Floyd is gonna turn it on and he did!
     

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