Conor McGregor ought to give up UFC and turn into a boxer full-time, in keeping with legendary fighter George Foreman… as he insists the Irishman would BEAT Manny Pacquiao in the event that they met within the ring
- Conor McGregor has now misplaced two of his final three fights within the Octagon
- He has not fought within the boxing ring since shedding to Floyd Mayweather in 2017
- However George Foreman insists the Irishman ought to flip his sole consideration to boxing
- Foreman added that McGregor might even beat all-time nice Manny Pacquiao
Conor McGregor has been urged to retire from MMA and switch his consideration to boxing by legendary fighter George Foreman.
Irishman McGregor has solely fought in an expert boxing battle as soon as, shedding through a stoppage within the tenth spherical to unbeaten legend Floyd Mayweather again in 2017.
However after popping out second-best in his return to the UFC octagon towards Dustin Poirier final month, McGregor is but to decide on his subsequent transfer – and Foreman suggests he switches to boxing, the place he might even beat Manny Pacquiao.
Conor McGregor (L) might beat Manny Pacquiao (R) within the boxing ring, says George Foreman
All-time nice Foreman insists the Irish fighter ought to now change his sole consideration to boxing
‘It is arduous for McGregor to just accept it however he is a greater puncher than he’s in MMA,’ Foreman advised the Star.
‘I might moderately see him in boxing matches now. I believe if he has a battle with Pacquiao he can really beat him – good guidelines, over 10 rounds, McGregor can beat him.
‘He is already adjusted to boxing, he is not going to do good in MMA anymore.
‘Pacquiao is excellent as a matter of truth, however McGregor can beat him in a boxing match.’
McGregor has solely fought within the boxing ring as soon as, in a loss to Floyd Mayweather again in 2017
Pacquiao additionally misplaced to Floyd Mayweather within the largest battle of his profession, shedding on factors to the American again in 2015.
McGregor, 32, has beforehand teased a return to the boxing ring, together with a mega-showdown towards Pacquiao.
The ‘Infamous’ has misplaced two of his final three fights within the Octagon, having succumbed to a submission defeat towards unbeaten Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018 too.