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Twitter Got Pretty Excited About The Announcement Of Floyd Mayweather Vs Conor McGregor

It’s actually happening, and the world was quick to react to the confirmed August 26 date of the boxing clash between UFC star Conor McGregor and pugilist legend Floyd Mayweather.

While some maintained a healthy dose of skepticism about the impending bout, many are nonetheless intrigued by the prospect of the mammoth combat sports crossover, as the spectacle took hold of the mainstream consciousness.

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MMA professionals were mainly excited at the news, with UFC featherweight Cub Swanson immediately angling for a spot on the sure-to-be lucrative undercard at the T-Mobile Arena. McGregor’s boxing coach Owen Roddy, along with other members of Straight Blast Gym Ireland added their thoughts, along with coach John Kavanagh who got the trash talking underway in harsh style.

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Others made light of the event, with some offering some cracking suggestions. Questions were also raised surrounding the much anticipated build-up and how that may pan out given both men’s propensity for trash talking.

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Author: Chris Kelleher

Student whose interests lie in sports ranging from Darts to MMA, with the likes of Golf, Boxing and Soccer in between. Closet wrestling fan and a lover of sports psychology and stiff jabs.