A boxing match between Conor Mc Gregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr was first floated back in April, of 2016.A large number of things stood in the way, including a deeply dubious UFC president Dana White. Although the negotiations are ongoing, apparently there was enough agreement so that a date had been set. White was in attendance Saturday night as ‘Canelo’ Alvarez dominated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Listen, Floyd is one of the best ever in the history of the game, and Conor is one of the best ever in the history of our game, so people want to see it, and I’m always into making fights that people want to see.” “Anything’s possible when two guys get in and start throwing punches, especially when a guy hits as hard as Conor does, you know? If everybody really believed that it would be that one-sided, nobody would want to see it. GGG be big enough to push May Gregor to another month, or just another week?Mark Hunt came up in the fight world as a kick-boxer after a tortured upbringing.He competed extensively in MMA in Japan before coming to the UFC.The only reason why martial arts are associated with Asia is that Asian countries tended to preserve their fighting forms more than the Western countries where the martial arts were not passed on from generation to generation as successfully. (the time of the Greek city-states) wrestling, boxing and other combat sports were already a part of the Olympiads.When warfare went toward firearms and away from hand to hand combat the Western cultures tended to embrace those weapons instead of the martial arts. Greek Pankration was introduced into the Olympic Games in 648 B. The Roman gladiators were first practitioners of pankration (a martial sport that combined boxing and wrestling techniques).