McGregor awed by clinical Mayweather

first_imgMcGregor awed by clinical Mayweather1.8K viewsSportsVentuno Web Player 4.51 Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH View comments Conor McGregor watches replays after losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a super welterweight boxing match Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)But McGregor, a world champion in the brutal world of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, maintained that he should have been allowed to fight on past the 10th.“I’ve been strangled on live TV and came back,” McGregor said.“When you’re in here in the squared circle, everything is different. Let the man put me down, that’s fatigue, that’s not damage. “Where was the final two rounds? Let me walk back to my corner and compose myself.”ADVERTISEMENT Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Read Next Afterwards McGregor, who had never boxed professionally before Saturday’s bout at the T-Mobile Arena, praised Mayweather’s composed demolition job.“He’s composed, he’s not that fast, he’s not that powerful, but boy is he composed in there,” McGregor said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“I thought it was close though and I thought it was a bit of an early stoppage. I was just a little fatigued. He was just a lot more composed with his shots. “I have to give it to him, that’s what 50 pro fights will do for you.” Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games I’m finished says Mayweather after McGregor rout MOST READ Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC LATEST STORIES Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics PLAY LIST 00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Conor McGregor saluted Floyd Mayweather’s clinical boxing masterclass here Saturday — but insisted he felt he could have fought on beyond a 10th round stoppage.The 29-year-old Irish mixed martial arts star began bravely and won the first three rounds but was ultimately outclassed by the vastly more experienced Mayweather.ADVERTISEMENT UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspensionlast_img