In one corner, you have the 11-time world champion and a legend of the ring. In the other, a former Australian schoolteacher barely known outside Australia. But yet... Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn will meet in the Battle of Brisbane at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday, the most eagerly-anticipated fight ever to take place in Australia with the WBO World Welterweight Title.
Add Heavyweight Boxing legend Mike Tyson to the list of boxing icons that do not give Conor McGregor the slightest chance against Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match. By now everyone knows that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title holder McGregor really wants to fight toe to toe against Mayweather in a boxing ring.
In two weeks, former unified light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev will get his wish. He will have the opportunity to avenge his hotly and highly disputed points loss to Andre Ward. Frankly though, it sounds as if he’s already spoiling for a fight.