170712mayweathergif

The Money Fight: 'McGregor just has an aura, he doesn't give a damn'

Even if you are not a fan of boxing or mixed martial arts, you will know the names Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. That is because the amount of attention their cross over fight, dubbed "The Money Fight" has been so huge.

Boxing promoter Savva Savvas said the hype surrounding this fight is what the main thing that will drive people to watch it - including boxing purists who says they are not interested.

Read: Mayweather Vs McGregor: Gloves off for money

Two month ago I told everyone I'm not interested in this fight. I wont wake up in the early hours of the morning to watch it. But truth be told, the amount of hype around this fight and all that McGregor is bringing to this thing has got me captivated.

Savva Savvas, Boxing promoter

Part of the interest for Savvas is the enthusiasm and build-up expressed by MMA fighter McGregor.

He adds that while boxing remains popular, this fight will open up the audience a lot, as many people who normally don't follow the sport will watch this fight.

The aura McGregor is bringing I haven't seen since Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. He just has an aura, he doesn't give a damn. He is giving Mayweather absolutely no respect.

Savva Savvas, Boxing promoter

Listen to the full interview below:


This article first appeared on 702 : The Money Fight: 'McGregor just has an aura, he doesn't give a damn'


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI

CapeTalk welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the CapeTalk community a safe and welcoming space for all.

CapeTalk reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

CapeTalk is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
Parly chair gives Energy Dept second chance to explain fuel prices next week

Parly chair gives Energy Dept second chance to explain fuel prices next week

Department officials were a no-show at a meeting in Parliament on government’s plan to mitigate increases in fuel prices.

Uphill struggle: City denies reports CPT's new electric buses can't climb hills

Uphill struggle: City denies reports CPT's new electric buses can't climb hills

The City of Cape Town says there's no truth to reports that the new R128 million electric buses can't climb up hills in the CBD.

This expert says contracts drawn up as comic strips should be legally binding

This expert says contracts drawn up as comic strips should be legally binding

Lawyers in South Africa are said to be experimenting with these binding documents, “written” in pictures.

Mayweather Vs McGregor: Gloves off for money

Mayweather Vs McGregor: Gloves off for money

The fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will take place this weekend and is billed as the fight of the century.

COMMENT: Conor McGregor will be left disappointed

COMMENT: Conor McGregor will be left disappointed

Conor McGregor takes on Floyd Mayweather in what will be a historical boxing match this weekend.

This sport requires you to run, drive and fight all while remaining seated

This sport requires you to run, drive and fight all while remaining seated

eSports are more than just a game now and may even be an Olympic sport by 2024.

Popular articles
The UAE is pumping billions into the Horn of Africa

The UAE is pumping billions into the Horn of Africa

The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviews Africa correspondent Lee Kasumba

Uphill struggle: City denies reports CPT's new electric buses can't climb hills

Uphill struggle: City denies reports CPT's new electric buses can't climb hills

The City of Cape Town says there's no truth to reports that the new R128 million electric buses can't climb up hills in the CBD.

'Minnie understood he might become a target'

'Minnie understood he might become a target'

Marianne Thamm wrote the forward to 'The Lost Boys of Bird Island' and worked with Mark Minnie in editing the controversial book.

[WATCH] 'I write about the world that I see' - Indian author Arundhati Roy

[WATCH] 'I write about the world that I see' - Indian author Arundhati Roy

Indian writer Arundhati Roy shares profound insights about her literary life and what inspires her to put pen on paper.

[LISTEN] Is your phone listening in on your conversations?

[LISTEN] Is your phone listening in on your conversations?

MD at World Wide Worx Arthur Goldstuck explains how your phone may record your voice conversations.

[READ] Owner of CPT's YogaZone responds to racial claims made by yoga instructor

[READ] Owner of CPT's YogaZone responds to racial claims made by yoga instructor

Africa chats to the owner of YogaZone after a yoga teacher called in to speak about the racism she experienced from a co-worker.

'Black Tax'... working hard, earning well, but struggling financially

'Black Tax'... working hard, earning well, but struggling financially

Young(ish) South Africans tell stories of the mixed emotions they feel when supporting family members, and tips from an advisor.

Castro bodyguard shares tales of dictator’s double life and breath-taking wealth

Castro bodyguard shares tales of dictator’s double life and breath-taking wealth

Juan Sanchez shares stories of Fidel Castro that’ll make you re-examine everything you thought you knew about the Cuban dictator.