Mike Winkeljohn explains possible upset win for Conor McGregor
The famous coach had this to say.
Mike Winkeljohn is one of the most famous trainers in MMA but as well as having a strong knowledge in MMA he also has on in boxing, he is one of the main Reasons Holly Holm’s transition from being a boxer for which she won various world titles to being the UFC women Bantamweight champion. But this time the talking point is McGregor.
During an interview with ESPN Mike had this to say ” Floyd is going to go into his shell and hold his shoulder high. You can’t do that in MMA and you can’t do that in a street situation, but in boxing, it’s a beautiful thing. He has a God-given knack for not getting hit and using his defensive ability so well. Conor’s got the power, though. I think Conor is a big, strong fighter who has speed and is a little slicker. What Conor can bring to the table is maybe some offline angles with his footwork that comes out of MMA and will be something Floyd might not be used to. Attack where Floyd can’t hide behind his shoulder. We’re going to know one way or the other right away. Conor comes with a game plan of attacking Floyd in a way he has never seen before. Once it fails, or I should say “if” it fails, then it will fall into a traditional boxing match, which obviously favors. I’ll tell you what, though Conor’s got a smart camp, and they’re going to come up with something. It might be worth putting some money on Conor as the underdog.”
McGregor and are set to meet on August 26th which at the T-mobile Arena in Las Vegas, It is expected to be the biggest fight purse of all time. What do you guys think about these comments? Let us know in the comments below.