Mike Tyson says Conor McGregor has one attribute better than Floyd Mayweather
Mike Tyson is one of the greatest boxers of all time.
So when he shares his opinion on boxing it is probably best to listen.
Tyson appeared on BBC's 5 Live Boxing with Costello and Bruce on Monday and there was a number of talking points including his past and Anthony Joshua.
But, of course, one topic of discussion was a potential showdown between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather.
Tyson said that he didn't think the fight would go ahead and could only see one winner if it does.
“Hey, I don’t believe that’s going to happen. And if it happens in boxing it’s not going to be good because Conor doesn’t stand a chance if it’s boxing, he only stands a chance if he’s using UFC fighting skills. If this is just a boxing match, it’s not going to be a fight."
Those sentiments are generally shared across the boxing community but Tyson did point out one thing that McGregor has over Mayweather.
“Conor is a personality, he’s a big personality… it’s very rare to get a personality like that.”
“See Floyd don’t have that personality, Conor’s got that personality.”
McGregor recently reached an agreement with the UFC regarding the fight but it remains to be seen whether Floyd Mayweather will agree to a boxing match against the UFC Lightweight Champion.