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Old Guy Who Called Mayweather-McGregor A "Farce" Changes Mind, Asks For Fight

Old Guy Who Called Mayweather-McGregor A "Farce" Changes Mind, Asks For Fight
From Deadspin - November 14, 2017

Theres no bigger meal ticket in combat sports right now than Conor McGregor. Everyone wants to fight him, from his fellow mixed martial artists in the UFC lightweight division, to fighters in his former featherweight division, to boxers who suck. The reasoning is simple: Fight McGregor and make af**kton of money, no matter how stupid or illegitimate the fight is. Floyd Mayweather batted at him for 10 rounds and both men walked off with hefty paydays. Since his latest fit at a Bellator event reportedly got him dropped from Decembers UFC 219, his next match still isnt booked yet.

The latest to line up behind the McGregor gravy train is Oscar De La Hoya, retired former champion boxer who has not fought in nine years and will under no circumstances fight Conor McGregor. De La Hoya went on Golden Boy Radio with Tattoo and the Crew on Monday and claimed that hed been secretly training for a comeback fight and wants that fight to be against McGregor (transcription via ESPN):

You know Im competitive, De La Hoya said. I still have it in me. Ive been secretly training, secretly training. Im faster than ever and stronger than ever. I know I can take out Conor McGregor in two rounds. Ill come back for that fight. Two rounds. Just one more [fight]. Im calling him out. Two rounds, thats all I need. Thats all Im going to say. You heard it on Golden Boy Radio. Two rounds, thats all I need.

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