It’s been a day since news first broke that Floyd Mayweather Jr. will come out of retirement to take on UFC star Conor McGregor in a boxing match this summer, but it still seems surreal.
“You are living in extremely unusual times,” said Luke Thomas immediately after the news broke on Tuesday. “This is an absolutely historic moment in both sports. It is a bizarre moment, it is a weird moment, an unusual one, perhaps a terrible one…perhaps glorious.”
Despite the early pontificating that McGregor has no chance at beating the best boxer of his generation, Thomas said he isn’t ready to count the UFC veteran out.
“It’s a ludicrous fight, but I’m done saying, ‘Well, he can’t,'” Thomas said. “I don’t think it’s likely he will win, but I’m not going to get up here and say he can’t.”
The fight is scheduled for August 26 in Las Vegas, so make sure to follow every leading up ’til then on SiriusXM RUSH (ch. 93).
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