George Foreman I affirm that Conor McGregor can beat Manny pacquiao, to have a duel between the two.
Foreman expressed in an interview with the Daily star, who prefers to see Mcgregor abandon Mixed Martial Arts, to dedicate himself fully to boxing and face Pacquiao.
“It is difficult for Mcgregor accept it, but he’s a better puncher than in MMA, “he said. Big george. “I’d rather see him in boxing matches now. I think if you have a fight with Pacquiao, you can actually beat him: with good rules, more than 10 rounds, Mcgregor you can beat it. He’s already adapted to boxing, but he won’t do well in MMA anymore. Pacquiao it’s very good indeed, but Mcgregor you can beat him in a boxing match. “
According to the analysis of the two-time world heavyweight champion, the Irish fighter has qualities to link to the box.
The fight between McGregor and Pacquiao, at risk of being frustrated
Conor McGregor lost by knockout on his return to UFC in view of Dustin Poirier And questions about whether he will continue in MMA or return to boxing arose.
During the promotion of that match, Mcgregor spoke of a possible return to the strings and assured that he was in very advanced talks to face Manny pacquiao.
Now with defeat the chances that The Notorious face Pacquiao in a boxing ring they seem to have shrunk.
The Pacman reacted on social networks to the defeat suffered by the Irishman at the hands of Poirier at UFC 257 on Saturday night.
“The beauty of fights is anything can happen! Congratulations to Dustin Poirier. Huge triumph! ”, tweeted Pacquiao minutes after the fight is over.
– Manny Pacquiao (@MannyPacquiao) January 24, 2021
In the days leading up to the combat between Mcgregor Y Poirier, the Irishman had declared that a fight of his against Manny pacquiao in boxing, it was very close to being realized.