There is a respect for boxing from mixed martial artists but it’s not always returned from boxers so this makes a nice change when in a recent interview former WBO, WBC, IBF Champion “Prince” Naseem Hamed spoke about Conor McGregor.
Hamed who will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall Of Fame this year, was at times the most entertaining figure in prizefighting.
“I swear to God that this guy is a breath of fresh air,” said Hamed. “And this guy, in my eyes, is the most entertaining man in the whole of any combat sport there is today. He’s blazed out the whole of boxing, smashed it out of the water.”
McGregor the most hyped fighter in combat sports right now is scheduled to face Jose Aldo at UFC 189 July 11th in Las Vegas.