Lennox Lewis Says Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Is Not a Good Fight

Rory Marsden@@roomarsdenFeatured ColumnistApril 5, 2017

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12:  Conor McGregor of Ireland celebrates his victory over Eddie Alvarez in their UFC lightweight championship fight during the UFC 205 event at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
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Former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis has slammed the potential of a cross-discipline clash between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and retired boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr.

The possibility of the pair meeting for a fight has been mooted for some time, but Lewis, 51, said it would not be a technically intriguing clash, although he conceded there would be huge interest in it, per TMZ Sports.

"I don't even think it's a good fight," Lewis said. "Conor's great at all different styles, but you've got Floyd who's a master of one and Conor's trying to box him at his style. It's a great spectacle, but I don't think it will be a great fight."

Lewis continued that Mayweather would win a boxing fight between the pair, but that the undefeated 40-year-old would lose to Irishman McGregor, 28, in another discipline—see the full interview below:

American Mayweather retired from boxing with a 49-0 record in September of 2015. 

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