Floyd Mayweather needs to battle Conor McGregor in eight-ounce gloves
Floyd Mayweather will give Conor McGregor a slight preferred standpoint when they battle in the not so distant future.
Mayweather and McGregor are booked to meet in 10-ounce gloves, yet "Cash" said in an Instagram post on Tuesday that he needs to rather contend in eight-ounce gloves, nearer to the four-ounce glove estimate McGregor is accustomed to wearing in the UFC's Octagon.
"I'm telling McGregor, 'We should battle in 8 oz gloves,'" Mayweather composed. "McGregor can battle in any brand he favors or picks. I'll be wearing 8 oz Grant gloves. Whatever preferred standpoint McGregor needs to feel more good in the ring, I'm willing to oblige. How about we give the boxing and MMA fans what they need to see."
McGregor presently can't seem to react and say whether he too needs to change the session's glove measure.
Obviously, the majority of this ought to be brought with a grain of salt. Mayweather additionally said amid the Mayweather-McGregor world visit a month ago he'd battle McGregor "in the Octagon."
In the relatively recent past, Mayweather versus McGregor was a matchup many individuals needed to see however knew it could never happen. In any case, after protracted talks between the two gatherings, an arrangement was at long last made, and the previous boxing champ and current UFC titleholder are set to battle in the boxing ring.
Mayweather is venturing out of retirement for the McGregor session. His last battle came in September 2015 and was a triumph over Andre Berto.
McGregor has never boxed professionally. His last MMA battle occurred last November when he vanquished Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title and to end up plainly the main warrior to hold two titles at the same time in the association's history.
Mayweather and McGregor are set to crash at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Aug. 26. The 12-cycle, 154-pound session will be accessible to watch in North America on Showtime pay-per-see.