Remember that video where Conor McGregor got schooled by a pro boxer?
Cries that it was isolated footage ( watch it) or perhaps orchestrated in favor of South African welterweight Chris van Heerden took yet another hit this past weekend when former WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas revealed that “Notorious” was recently stiffened while sparring for his upcoming Floyd Mayweather fight.
“Conor’s gonna get knocked out,” Vargas told Villanfy Media. “Mayweather always lives up to the hype. I have no doubt. I actually want to put down money on it, the odds aren’t that bad. [McGregor] got knocked out in sparring already, man.”
McGregor, who recently wrapped his press conference world tour to promote his “Money” fight next month in Las Vegas, Nevada ( video), will put his UFC lightweight strap on hold to try his luck at boxing in a match that just so happens to pit him against one of the greatest ( and fastest) pugilists to ever lace up the gloves.
And even if he gets knocked out (again), he’ll have several million reasons to not care.