We want to take him seriously but when someone is dressed like a dodgy uncle in the '80s selling used vehicle parts on the side for an extra pit of cash, it's hard to hear anything they say.
McGregor built his reputation as one of the leading figures in the UFC, but few within the boxing community give him any chance of even testing an opponent who is 40 and has been inactive for nearly two years.
A matchup that will see Irishman McGregor attempt to cross over from the sport of mixed martial arts and make his pro boxing debut against Mayweather.
Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), followed McGregor on the conference call and predicted the fight could even threaten the reported US$600 million (S$819 million) haul from the Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao showdown in 2015.
In any case, the NSAC on Wednesday voted unanimously in favor of the fight taking place in 8-ounce gloves - a one-time exception to its rules, ESPN said.
"I really want McGregor to win but if I have to say my own opinion, I don't think he will win". "They took both fighters requests into consideration and I'm very happy with it". I am coming up in weight on the gloves. "I look forward to coming back and continuing where I left off".
McGregor added that his gruelling preparations for the fight would enable him to triumph, no matter how the fight develops.
The undefeated Mayweather takes on on MMA star McGregor, making his professional boxing debut, in a much-hyped meeting between the two codes' biggest stars at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena next Saturday. "He's a lot younger, so youth is on his side".
Amid the exchange of belligerent rhetoric between the United States and the DPRK, tensions ran high on the peninsula. Also on Monday, China said they will impose sanctions against North Korea by no longer importing their goods.
Four months have passed since Team EPS announced the ousting of TTV Dhinakaran from the party and yet the delay in merger. The ruling faction has now virtually ousted Dhinakaran, besides invalidating the recent appointments made by him.
At one point, the newspaper said, the woman was told she could be freed upon payment of 50,000 euros (around $60,000). Italian police said the 20-year-old woman was attacked on July 11 and kidnapped for six days.
What will the Huawei Mate 10 feature? A report from Taiwan claims that commercial production of the Kirin 970 has begun. And now, thanks to a leaked so-called launch teaser of the Huawei Mate 10 , the October 16 launch seems to be real.
Chicago received over $2 million in such grants previous year , which have been used for buying police vehicles and other things. Todd gets reaction from Robert Law, Government Relations Director for FAIR, the Federation for American Immigration Reform.
A teenager was taken for a medical evaluation after he opened an emergency door on an plane in San Francisco . Yakel says the plane went to its assigned gate and all passengers got off the flight without incident .
The latest report on retail sales shows households still had plenty of buying power as the third quarter got underway in July. Gasoline stations, electronics merchants and clothing chains were the only categories to show sales declines in July.
A writ petition seeking disqualification Ayesha Gulalai has been filed in Lahore registry of the Supreme Court . But, he said Shamsul Qayyum, the father of Gulalai, used her for the sake of money only.
Most of the rain will come through while folks are sleeping, but some light rain may exist for the commute Friday morning. But tonight , activity from the cold front will ramp up as showers and t-storms develop west and cross into the area.
Once there, they celebrated, raising their hands in joy as they ran through the streets - with one man kneeling on the floor. But crossings from Morocco to Spain - a distance of nine miles at its narrowest point - are growing rapidly.
As described on the Command Line blog , it's overhauling the default colors in the Windows console for the first time in 20 years. The update is now rolled out the beta users and other users can expect these feature to land up on their Windows 10 PC soon.
Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Tyner says two people are unaccounted for and one person suffered critical injuries in the blast. Initially, the department said that one person died in a collapse but later they tweeted that death was unconfirmed.
Hurricane Gert spells bad weather for the UK
At 500 AM EDT, the center of Hurricane Gert was located near latitude 36.0 North, longitude 68.4 West. Officials give it a 60 percent chance of forming into a cyclone in the next 48 hours.
Chinese and Indian Military Clashed in the Himalayas
Meanwhile, the Indian and Chinese Army officials are to hold a meeting in Chushul in Leh to lower tensions that escalated of late. However, there were reports of troops from both sides exchanging candies on the occasion on Tuesday.
Sharapova gets Wildcard for US Open
Maria Sharapova has been granted a wild card entry to play in the US Open after 15 months out following a suspension for doping. She withdrew from the Stanford Bank of the West Classic earlier this month after suffering the injury in her first-round match.
China bans coal, iron, lead, seafood imports from N. Korea
The first source said authorities began the halt about two weeks ago and the second trader said it was enforced about 20 days ago. An administration official contended that the possible investigation was unrelated to the showdown with North Korea.
Zidane: Neymar-less Blaugrana not the weakest Barca
And the objectives are always the same: trying to win every single game and every single title. "They have had changes". REAL MADRID boss Zinedine Zidane has been rewarded with a new three-year deal, according to reports.
North Korea says it has released Canadian detainee
He was medically evacuated to the USA on a military plane the following day after serving prison in North Korea for 17 months. North Korean prosecutors also accused him of helping "lure and abduct" North Korean citizens, calling them defectors.
Trump Hits New Low In National Q Poll
In the history of modern polling, no president has ever seen approval ratings so bad at this point in their tenure. Republican voters remained the only demographic group opposed to allowing transgender people in the military.
Total solar eclipse viewing party planned in Palmyra
However, experts warn the market is flooded with counterfeit filtered glasses and viewers labeled with that compliance standard. Cantore and Abrams will anchor live coverage of the eclipse as it crosses the country over the course of the day.